Defenseman Schenn out of Flyers lineup with flu

Wednesday, 03.13.2013 / 7:22 PM | Mike G. Morreale  - Staff Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Luke Schenn has the flu and is out of the lineup against the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday at Prudential Center.

Schenn, who skated with the team in the morning, had appeared in all 27 games for the Flyers this season. The 23-year-old has two goals, seven points and a plus-2 rating.

Schenn was replaced in the lineup by Kurtis Foster, who was listed as a healthy scratch the past 12 games. Foster has played 12 games for the Flyers this season and has one goal and five points. Foster's previous game was against the Devils on Feb. 15, when he had an assist in a 5-3 loss.

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