In case you need an extra reason to justify the Philadelphia Flyers trading for Simon Gagne, here it is: young forward Tye McGinn will miss at least two weeks with a broken orbital bone, according to CSNPhilly.com.
McGinn, 22, suffered the injury thanks to this rugged fight with Toronto Maple Leafs tough guy Mike Brown, which happened during Toronto’s 4-2 win on Monday:
The Flyers have opted to replace hurt youngsters with familiar veterans lately. With Matt Read also out for a while, GM Paul Holmgren brought Mike Knuble back, too.
We’ll see if those moves fill the gaps or even make the team better, but CSNPhilly’s Tim Panaccio doesn’t seem confident: