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Jeff Carter on the ice

Tuesday, 05.03.2011 / 11:37 AM

By Adam Kimelman - NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor / 2011 ECSF: Philadelphia-Boston Live Blog

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2011 ECSF: Philadelphia-Boston Live Blog
Jeff Carter on the ice
Flyers forward Jeff Carter was on the ice early Tuesday morning, skating on his own for about 10 minutes.

It was Carter's first time on the ice since he was injured April 20, during Game 4 of the Flyers' first-round series against the Buffalo Sabres. The Flyers have classified Carter's malady as a lower-body injury, but CSNPhilly.com has reported the injury is a sprained ligament in his right knee.

In four games before getting hurt, Carter had a goal and an assist. He was seventh in the League during the regular season with 36 goals.

As a team, the Flyers will not practice Tuesday, instead working out off the ice prior to departing for Boston this afternoon.

Contact Adam Kimelman at akimelman@nhl.com. Follow him on Twitter: @NHLAdamK
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