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Simmonds will play for Flyers

Saturday, 02.09.2013 / 12:43 PM

By Adam Kimelman - Deputy Managing Editor / 2012-2013 At the Rink blog

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Simmonds will play for Flyers

PHILADELPHIA -- Wayne Simmonds was on the ice for pregame warm-ups and will return to the lineup for the Philadelphia Flyers' game Saturday against the Carolina Hurricanes after missing the previous three with a concussion sustained Feb. 1 when he was elbowed in the face by the Washington Capitals' John Erskine.

If line rushes in warm-ups are any indication, here is how the Flyers' lineup will look:

Wayne Simmonds - Claude Giroux - Danny Briere

Tye McGinn - Brayden Schenn - Jakub Voracek

Matt Read - Sean Couturier - Mike Knuble

Ruslan Fedotenko - Maxime Talbot - Zac Rinaldo

Kimmo Timonen - Luke Schenn

Braydon Coburn - Bruno Gervais

Nicklas Grossmann - Kurtis Foster

Ilya Bryzgalov

Michael Leighton

Scratched: Tom Sestito, Jody Shelley, Andreas Lilja

Injured: Scott Hartnell, Andrej Meszaros

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