Following the news that Vinny Lecavalier will miss two weeks with a lower-body injury, the Flyers announced on Monday Braydon Coburn had been upgraded to day-to-day with a lower-body injury. He did not practice on Monday but his foot seems to be healing quicker than expected.
It was on Thursday general manager Ron Hextall sounded less than optimistic about Coburn. “Lower-body injury," Hextall said after the game on Thursday. "It’s not going to be day-to-day. I believe this is going to take some time. I don’t have a final diagnosis or prognosis."
Thursday night was the first game Coburn missed since March 30th, 2013. He played in all 82 games last season for the Flyers scoring five goals and adding 12 assists for 17 points. Coburn enters his ninth season (eighth full season) with the Flyers. He has played 538 games for the orange and black scoring 36 goals and dishing out 116 assists for 152 points while averaging 22:07 of ice time.
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