PHILADELPHIA -- Forward Matt Read returned to the Philadelphia Flyers' lineup Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center against the Pittsburgh Penguins after missing six games with torn muscles in his rib cage.
Read, who last played Feb. 20 against Pittsburgh, was originally supposed to miss six weeks, but he's back after missing exactly 15 days. He is starting the game on the third line with Sean Couturier and Simon Gagne.
Read had 13 points in 18 games this season.
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