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Flyers limping into break
With one more game before the All-Star break, the Flyers are hurting: [Philly.com-Frank Seravalli] [CSNPhilly.com-Tim Panaccio] [Hockeybuzz-Bill Meltzer]
Nick Schultz and Carlo Colaiacovo were both injured in the loss. Brandon Manning and Oliver...
The beaten and battered Flyers continue to deal with injuries and the list got longer on Monday.
In Monday's 7-4 loss to the Islanders, defensemen Nick Schultz and Carlo Colaiacovo suffered injuries. Both are listed as questionable for Tuesday night's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins with upper-body injuries.
While there are no timetables on the injuries, given the Flyers...
Per the Flyers website: Flyers.NHL.com
Flyers beat writers Sam Carchidi and Tim Panaccio have confirmed it as well.
Coburn will miss 4 weeks with foot injury. #Flyers
— Sam Carchidi (@BroadStBull) January 13, 2015
Colaiacovo will replace Coburn for the time being ... his 26 consecutive games as a healthy scratch are about to end
— Tim Panaccio (@tpanotchCSN...
After looking at who I think should be a choice for a healthy scratch on Saturday, I wanted to look at his possible replacement.
The Flyers defense has been a rotating door this season, both on and off the ice. Four different defensemen have been healthy scratches in recent games: Michael Del Zotto, Luke Schenn, Andrew MacDonald and the subject of this piece, Carlo Colaicovo...
NBC recently released an ad promoting their Wednesday Night Rivalry games and a couple of Blues players are featured. Set to the tune of “Lovin’ You” by Minnie Riperton, we’re treated to a grinning Steve Ott and Carlo Colaiacovo getting punched in the face in slow-mo.