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Brutal Night For Flyers

Jeff Carter and Randy Robitaille each went down with ankle injuries. Peter Forsberg got tossed then pouted his way past reporters. Oh...and the Flyers got spanked. Not the best night in Philly. But, hey, they're still thinking playoffs. Philadelphia joined Minnesota as the second team in two days to institute an April-like code of silence regarding injuries.
Meanwhile, a new injury policy is in place under the regime of interim general manager Paul Holmgren: secrecy. Late in the second period, the club informed reporters that Carter had a "lower-body injury." Stevens would not elaborate, but Carter broke the policy himself. He said that he has a swollen left ankle and that X-rays were negative. Robitaille, who was tripped by goalie Johan Holmqvist late in the game, was not available to be interviewed.
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