Methot (lower body) will not play Thursday night against the Flyers, Dan Seguin of CBC Sports reports.

This was expected to be the case, as Methot Man carried a "doubtful" tag Wednesday. Defensemen generally aren't known to be accurate shooters, but Double M hasn't been able to get anything to fall this season -- zero goals on 34 shots -- so the silver lining of him being out of the lineup is that he gets a much-needed mental break.

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