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OTF: VandeVelde injured vs. Lightning

Flyers forward leaves game in the first period

by Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers / http://www.philadelphiaflyers.com

NOV. 19

2:28 p.m.

VANDEVELDE INJURED
Midway through the second period, Flyers GM Ron Hextall announced that forward Chris VandeVelde has an upper-body injury and will not return to Flyers-Lightning game at the Wells Fargo Center.

VandeVelde appeared in 1:21 of ice time for three shifts before leaving after a hit by ex-Flyer, Braydon Coburn. Coburn was assessed a boarding penalty on the play.

VandeVelde is one of 10 Flyers to have appeared in all 18 games so far this season, recording two goals and an assist for three points while averaging 10:44 of ice time.

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