Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren
gave the following update on Flyers center Danny Briere
prior to tonight's Flyers-Devils game at the Prudential Center:
"Danny has a slight tear in his reptus abdominis, which is a stomach muscle," said Holmgren. "He will have surgery at Hahnemann Hospital tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. He will be out of the lineup approximately 3-4 weeks."
"I am surprised by the turn of events that happened today," said Briere. "I hate missing time, but by being aggressive, I will be back soon."
Briere currently leads the Flyers in scoring with three goals and four assists in six games.
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