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Flyers fans, your Sunday just got frustrating: Andreas Lilja’s had hip surgery, is out for 4 months

Philadelphia Flyers fans, it’s pouring in terms of injuries to your blueline. With Chris Pronger sidelined indefinitely with post-concussion symptoms and Andrej Meszaros out for at least a couple of months with an Achilles tendon injury that required surgery, things looked a little shaky, and now they look shakier: according to Helsinborgs Dagblad’s Linus Ahlin, Andreas Lilja has had surgery to correct a degenerative hip injury, and he’s going to be out for four months.

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phillyd's avatar

Son of a…

Seriously, I was only half-joking on wanting a lockout on the news for Meszaros but with this I may just have to really be pulling for a lockout.

Posted by phillyd from Southern New Jersey on 08/12/12 at 09:31 AM ET

MsRedWinger's avatar

The Red Wings may have the strongest blue line after all…


Posted by MsRedWinger from the State where Tigers roam in the Spring on 08/12/12 at 12:49 PM ET


As if Lilja was in the Flyers plans.  Heard Homer was going to send him to Detroit for a bag of pucks.

Posted by Bob Chispeska from Washington, DC on 08/12/12 at 04:33 PM ET


MAybe Philly can make a trade with Nashville for another defender. NOT.

Posted by Norm from DC on 08/12/12 at 11:22 PM ET

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