Flyers healthy scratch Weise, he of the $9.4 million contract


Philly will host Nashville tonight at Wells Fargo, but Dale Weise won’t be part of the proceedings.

Weise, in the first of a four-year, $9.4 million contract with the Flyers, will be a healthy scratch this evening, per The decision comes after the 28-year-old received less than 10 minutes in three of his last five games, including a season-low 8:17 in last Saturday’s 4-2 win over Dallas.

It’s been a tough season for Weise overall.

He went pointless in his first four games, then received a three-game suspension for a headshot on Anaheim’s Korbinian Holzer. Upon drawing back in, it took him an awfully long time to score his first goal — coming on Nov. 22 — and, after scoring again the following night, has now gone 12 straight games without scoring a point.

All told, Weise has just two goals and four points through 29 games this year.