Downie will be a healthy scratch tonight vs. the Rangers, after head coach Craig Berube said that his effort level shift-to-shift needs to be higher. Downie has not recorded a point in his last 10 games and is a minus-4 over that span. Tye McGinn will move to the third line, like he did in the third period on Saturday and Rosehill will slot in on the fourth line.
Downie (upper-body) will play tonight in Edmonton.
Downie missed the last two games after suffering an upper-body injury last week. Downie has two goals and 10 assists in 20 games since being traded to the Flyers. He will likely slot in on the fourth line with Adam Hall and Zac Rinaldo.
Downie (concussion) is expected to return to the Flyers lineup tonight; Michael Raffl (illness) out.
Downie missed four games after suffering a concussion in a fight on November 1. Tonight will be his second game back with the Flyers, he had one goal and six assists in 11 games with the Avalanche. Downie will skate on the third line with Matt Read and Sean Couturier.
Steve Downie (concussion) is practicing on a line with Sean Couturier and Matt Read, a good indicator he could be back tomorrow vs. Ottawa.
Downie has missed the last four games after being concussed in a fight on his first game back with the Flyers. He had a goal and an assist in 11 games with the Avalanche before being traded to Philly. Monitor his status during Tuesday's morning skate.
Downie (concussion) says a return on Tuesday is "realistic".
Downie will miss his fourth consecutive game tomorrow, but is aiming at returning on Tuesday in Ottawa. He had one goal and six assists in 11 games with the Avalanche, but was injured in his first game with the Flyers.
A very bruised Steve Downie (concussion) is on the ice wearing a bubble helmet for Flyers morning skate
Downie skated on his own on Wednesday, but has joined his teammates today. Downie suffered a concussion less than a week ago and is listed as day-to-day. He is not expected to suit up tonight, but should not be out for long.
There were reports that he had suffered a broken orbital bone, but that is not the case. Downie suffered a concussion and will be released from hospital tomorrow. The Flyers have not given a timetable for Downie's return.
The Colorado Avalanche have traded Steve Downie to the Philadelphia Flyers for Max Talbot.
Downie was the first round pick of the Flyers in 2005 (29th) overall and spent 2006-09 with the Flyers organization. Downie has had a strong start to the season with one goal and six assists in 11 games. We will have to wait until tomorrow to see where Downie slots into the Flyers lineup.