Sean Couturier injures knee, returns to Philly for evaluation

The Philadelphia Flyers are looking at the possibility of losing a fifth player to a knee injury this season.

In the second period of Tuesday’s game against the Florida Panthers, Sean Couturier and Vincent Trochek got their legs tangled up.

Couturier took the worst of it.


He dropped directly to the ice. When he tried to put any weight on his left leg, he collapsed back down. With the help of the trainer and teammates, Couturier was able to skate off the ice but continued to keep his left leg bent and elevated.

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