Not even a minute into the game and the Flyers are down a forward. Simon Gagne left the game about 15 seconds into the first period after being checked form behind by Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa.
Gagne, who left the ice on his own power, was said to have an upper body injury and most likely won't return to the game tonight.
It was reported today that Gagne has only a slight shoulder strain and could only miss a week at the most. This is great news for all associated with the team.
In 35 games this season, Gagne has 18 goals and 22 assists for 40 points and 16 penalty minutes. He is second on the team in scoring and tied for 10th in the league.
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