(10/7 – 1:30 PM ET) – Per CSN Philly, Flyers forward Jakub Voracek has sustained a knee sprain. Vorcek is currently playing in the Kontinental Hockey League as the NHL lockout continues. It’s reported that this injury will sideline Vorcek for about a week (see update below). Vorcek signed a four-year, $17 million deal with the Flyers this past summer. Details are sparse at the moment, but we will have more on this story soon.
UPDATE (10/7 – 7:45 PM ET) – According to a report via David Isaac of the Courier Post, the injury took place in the third period of the Lev Praha’s game against SKA St. Petersburg. Additionally, the team announced that the injury (contrary to early reports) will sideline Voracek for up to four-weeks. The NHL has already cancelled the first two-weeks of the regular season due to labor disputes.
(10/8 – 10:45 AM ET) – Flyers Forward Jakub Voracek will be out for at least a month due to a knee sprain he sustained in a KHL game