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Flyers Lose Two

From the Sports Network via WJAC,

Struggling to get into the postseason, the Philadelphia Flyers learned on Monday that defenseman Derian Hatcher will be out for the season with a fractured right tibia and forward R.J. Umberger will miss the next two weeks with a sprained MCL.

Hatcher was hurt with 12:07 left in the first period of Saturday’s 3-2 overtime loss to Boston while blocking a slap shot by Bruins forward Andrew Ference. Hatcher was helped off the ice and did not return.  The right leg was broken just above the ankle and was placed in a cast on Saturday. It is possible he might return to play if the Flyers make the postseason.

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Filed in: NHL Teams, Philadelphia Flyers, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: darien+hatcher, injuries, r.j.+umberger

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