Couturier was moved to IR this morning and the Flyers’ announced that he will miss at least one month an MCL sprain. The Flyers have recalled Scott Laughton from Lehigh Valley (AHL) to replace Couturier in the lineup.
The Flyers have placed Couturier (sprained knee) on injured reserve.
Couturier suffered a sprained MCL during the Flyers’ win in Florida last night and will miss some time. With Couturier out, the Flyers have recalled Scott Laughton from Lehigh Valley, but the Flyers will dearly miss Couturier’s valuable two-way game.
Couturier (upper-body) will miss the next two weeks.
Couturier was crunched into the board by Alex Ovechkin in Game 1 and skated to the bench with his arm hanging. It immediately looked like a shoulder injury that would force him to miss some time and that length of time has been determined to be two weeks. Scott Laughton will replace Couturier in Game 2.
Couturier (lower-body) is expected to return to the Flyers lineup on Tuesday.
Couturier has missed the last nine games with a lower-body injury, but he is expected to return Tuesday vs. the Hurricanes. Couturier will likely take on a heavier offensive role on Tuesday with Claude Giroux sidelined. Couturier has picked up 26 points (9G / 15A) in 40 games this season.
Couturier (concussion) practiced on Monday; expected to return to the lineup on Tuesday.
Couturier has missed the last four games with a lower-body injury, but is expected to play on Tuesday. Prior to getting injury, Couturier collected six goals and eight assists (14 points) in his previous 14 games. His return will provide a nice offensive boost to the Flyers’ top-6.
Couturier (lower-body) will not be in the lineup on Thursday.
Couturier will be scratched on Thursday vs. the Penguins, which is a tough break for the Flyers. Couturier usually serves as a checking forward against Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin. With Couturier out, Jordan Weal will make his Flyers debut.
Couturier left Wednesday’s game with an apparent head injury and did not return.
Couturier had to be helped off of the ice during the Flyers win over the Bruins on Wednesday. He was hit high by Bruins forward and former teammate Zac Rinaldo. Couturier may have suffered a concussion, which could keep him out of Saturday’s game vs. the Rangers. Monitor his status leading up to that contest.
Couturier (illness) is on the ice for the Flyers morning skate.
Couturier was not on the ice on Wednesday because of a stomach virus, but he is back out there today and should play tonight. The young centre has recorded three goals and two assists (5 points) in 12 games this season.