Flyers’ McGinn (broken orbital bone) out at least two weeks

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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: