Thompson out at least two weeks for Flyers with sprained knee
Forward acquired in trade with Canadiens on Feb. 24NHL.com @NHLdotcom
Nate Thompson will be out at least two weeks for the Philadelphia Flyers because of a sprained knee.
The forward played 12:19 in a 2-0 loss to the Boston Bruins at Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday that ended the Flyers' season-long nine-game winning streak.
Thompson has one assist in seven games with Philadelphia after being acquired in a trade with the Montreal Canadiens on Feb. 24. He had 14 points (four goals, 10 assists) in 63 games with the Canadiens.
The Flyers recalled forward Connor Bunnaman from Lehigh Valley of the American Hockey League. The 21-year-old has two points (one goal, one assist) in 21 games with Philadelphia this season.
Philadelphia (41-21-7) is second in the Metropolitan Division, one point behind the Washington Capitals. The Flyers play at the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; ESPN+, SNE, SNO, SNP, TVAS, SUN, NBCSP, NHL.TV).