Penguins forward Jayson Megna collided with Mason with 3:33 remaining in the second period. Mason took off his helmet, blocker and glove while he kneeled in the crease during a timeout.
He played the remainder of the second period before being replaced by Ray Emery to start the third. Emery stopped 12 of 14 shots in a 4-3 overtime win.
Flyers coach Craig Berube said he was not sure of the severity of Mason's injury but expects him to be prepared to start Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference First Round.
The groove of being behind a bench is going to be interesting at first, but thank God we have a few exhibition games to get rid of those cobwebs. Overall the excitement of it all and the freshness and coming back refreshed, all those things are going to be assets. If [the players] come ready to give their best effort in practice and games, good things are going to happen. I'm always looking for results. It's not always on the scoreboard. It's winning and building something.
— Bryan Trottier on making his return to coaching as an assistant with the Sabres