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Lecavalier also leaves Flyers loss with lower-body injury

Oct 11, 2013, 9:50 PM EDT

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At this point, it’s impossible to avoid a terrible* regional joke: Philly is just getting creamed. On the same night that Scott Hartnell left with a lower-body injury, Vincent Lecavalier also ended his Friday early with an LBI. (No word if the two hurt the same part of their … lower bodies.)

If that wasn’t enough, the Flyers lost as well, falling to the Phoenix Coyotes 2-1. They now have one win, two points and six goals to show for in five discouraging games.

Losing Lecavalier might hurt more than Hartnell at this point. While his floppy-haired peer doesn’t have a point yet this season, Lecavalier’s been involved in half (one goal, two assists) of Philly’s meager goals this season.

The 33-year-old seems like he’s fitting in well, however, yet injuries have been a big part of the problem for “the Michael Jordan of hockey.” Philly likely hopes that this is just a minor issue.

* – Seriously, sorry.

  1. pjdigler - Oct 11, 2013 at 10:42 PM

    hahahahaha and the joke just keeps getting better…..

  2. President Charles Logan - Oct 11, 2013 at 10:50 PM

    This team is just plum awful … no way around it. ………..they stink.

    • phillyphanatic77 - Oct 11, 2013 at 11:22 PM

      Yeah but we’re not alone… have you watched New York, Washington, or New Jersey?

      • President Charles Logan - Oct 12, 2013 at 12:13 AM

        i already appointed them as stinking as well, dont worry.

  3. pitpenguinsrulez - Oct 11, 2013 at 10:54 PM

    Well atleast you didn’t include pied lol

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