Philadelphia Flyers’ Travis Konecny ​​is out 10-14 days


Philadelphia Flyers general manager Chuck Fletcher provided the media with a number of injury updates from an already decimated Flyers roster on Tuesday. Flyers leading scorer Travis Konecny ​​sat out of Thursday’s loss to the Boston Bruins with an upper body injury. After further evaluation, Konecny ​​will remain out of range for 10-14 days. In 17 games this season, he has scored 19 points.

The Flyers also announced that Scott Laughton has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury after being hit by Montreal Canadiens defenseman Kaiden Guhle on Saturday. Laughton is expected to miss two weeks. He has seven points in 18 games.

Wade Allison suffered a hip sprain and pointer in the Flyers’ 4-1 loss to the Senators on Nov. 12. The injury occurred after Allison hit Senators defenseman Jacob Bernard-Docker. Allison was in pain and needed help getting off the ice. It will stay out of alignment for about 2-3 weeks. The 25-year-old winger has a history of lower body injuries. In the past two seasons, Allison has suffered not only an MCL sprain, but also two ankle injuries and a torn ACL he suffered during his four-year NCAA campaign at Western Michigan. This season, Allison has four runs in 14 games and has 42 hits.

Cam Atkinson, 33, is still awaiting his season debut. He stays out week by week with an upper body injury. The Flyers’ assistant captain had 23 goals and 50 points last season and was second on the team in points. Atkinson was acquired in a trade in the summer of 2021 that sent longtime Flyer Jakub Voracek to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Atkinson has scored 213 goals in 627 career games with the Blue Jackets.

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Additionally, Fletcher provided updates on forwards Sean Couturier, James van Riemsdyk and Bobby Brink. Stating that all players are still on track to return on schedule. Couturier is out for three to four months after back surgery he underwent on October 27, van Riemsdyk is out for six weeks from October 28 with a broken finger and Bobby Brink is out for five months with a hip injury that suffered on July 21.



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