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If you thought that the start of the Flyers' season couldn't get any worse, you were wrong.
First line forward Scott Hartnell has been ruled out indefinitely with a left foot injury. Hartnell suffered the injury in last night's 3-0 loss to the New Jersey Devils when he took a Kimmo Timonen shot from the point off of his foot.
The team hopes to learn more about the injury in the next day or two.
There's no word yet on who will replace Scotty in the Flyers' lineup, specifically the first line, in tomorrow's contest at home against the New York Rangers. The easy call would have been Brayden Schenn, who played the first two games on the top line before becoming third line center last night, but he was suspened for one game by Brendan Shanahan and the NHL.
Hartnell has one assist and 13 penalty minutes so far this season.
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NHLTags: Mike KnubleScott HartnellThe Philadelphia Flyers announced this evening that upon reviewing Scott Hartnell’s test results, he is expected to miss the next four to eight weeks with a broken left foot.
Four weeks would see Hartnell return on February 21, resulting in 15 missed games in the 48-game season.
Eight weeks would see Hartnell...
Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Hartnell is expected to miss four to eight weeks because of a broken left foot.
Hartnell, an All-Star last season, was injured by a shot taken by teammate Kimmo Timonen in Tuesday's game against New Jersey. Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren made the announcement before Thursday night's game against the New York Rangers.
Scott Hartnell, the Philadelphia Flyers' leading scorer last season, is out indefinitely with an injured left foot, general manager Paul Holmgren said Wednesday. "We will know more on this within a day or two as we await results of tests," Holmgren said in a statement. Hartnell was hit by a shot from teammate Kimmo Timonen in the third period of a 3-0 loss to the...
One of the National Hockey League’s most imposing players will miss up to two months of this abbreviated season.The Philadelphia Flyers got that bad news about power forward Scott Hartnell, who pumped in 37 goals last season playing with Claude Giroux on his team’s top line. Hartnell suffered a broken foot when defenseman Kimmo Timonen accidentally fired a slap shot off his skate...
The Flyers day ended with a bang, but certainly didn't start with one. General Manager Paul Holmgren told the media on Thursday that Scott Hartnell will be out at least 4-8 weeks with a broken bone in his foot. Hartnell was listed as out indefinitely, but after being re-evaluated, his timetable is at least a month.
To fill the void, for now at least, the Flyers have reached...
The Philadelphia Flyers will be without one of their top forwards for a stretch. Scott Hartnell is considered out "indefinitely" after taking a shot off the left foot during Tuesday's 3-0 loss to the New Jersey Devils. The 30-year-old winger was seen limping after the game. "We will know more on this within a day or two as we await results of tests," GM...
NHLTags: Anton VolchenkovBrayden SchennScott HartnellThe Philadelphia Flyers, following an 0-3 start to the 2013 NHL season, received two more pieces of unfortunate news in advance of Thursday’s tilt with the New York Rangers- Brayden Schenn has been suspended for one game while Scott Hartnell is out indefinitely with a left foot injury...
Flyers GM Paul Holmgren confirms that Scott Hartnell has a broken metatarsal in his left foot.
He could miss up to 2 months. Holmgren said they are looking around.
What about Mike Knuble? Won't cost them much and probably has something left in his stick.
We'll have more from Holmgren on CSNPhilly.com:
From bad to worse ... and with the New York Rangers coming to town, too.
As I suspected when coach Peter Laviolette and GM Paul Holmgren avoided questions today, Scott Hartnell is out indefinitely with a left foot injury.
I am guessing it's fractured, the result of being hit by a shot from Kimmo Timonen in the third period of Tuesday's 3-0 loss at New Jersey.
Off to their worst start in 17 seasons, the Philadelphia Flyers are eager to turn things around.
Doing so, however, could prove difficult with Scott Hartnell out indefinitely.
In their first game since losing Hartnell to a left foot injury, the Flyers try to pick up their first points Thursday night against a New York Rangers team that's had their number of late.
Thursday was a very strange day for Philadelphia sports. Things started out on the wrong foot, but then quickly turned to the right foot...then went sour again.
The Flyers won their first game of the 2013 season on Thursday night at the Wells Fargo Center. The orange and black defeated their rivals, and team they haven't beaten in their last 8 meetings, the New York Rangers...