Concerns raise as several Flyers missing from practice

Published February 14, 2024 at 12:53

The Philadelphia Flyers have a massive week coming up with a slew of road games including the primetime Stadium Series matchup at MetLife Stadium on Saturday against the New Jersey Devils. As the Flyers took the ice Wednseday morning before traveling to Toronto, concerns begin to raise as a number of Flyers were missing from practice with injuries.

Four key Flyers players were missing from action including Jamie Drysdale, Owen Tippett, Rasmus Ristolainen, and Tyson Foerster. Certainely not ideal as the Flyers prepare for a brutal week of travel, heading to Toronto, New Jersey, and then finishing up at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York City to take on the rival Rangers.

For Drysdale and Tippett, concerns are minimal as they were listed as having 'maintenance days', which is good news considering Tippett had a scary fall in Monday's win against the Coyotes. The Flyers are especially going to need Tippett and Drysdale to carry a bigger role as the Flyers head into the trade deadline.

As far as Ristolainen and Foerster, concerns are much higher as Ristolainen is dealing with a minor upper-body injury and could be out at least a month, and Foerster is dealing with a lower-body injury after blocking a shot in Saturday's victory.

Tyson Foerster still has no timetable for a return but is still expected to be out for the next few days.

"The Flyers confirm Tyson Foerster is going to miss some more time. Doesnt sound serious, but team & player want to be safe to make sure his minor injury is fully healed."

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Concerns raise as several Flyers missing from practice

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