Couturier added his third assist of the season in Monday's 3-2 overtime win over Carolina. Couturier is off to a slow start this season. The young, defensive-minded center has never broken the 40-point mark in his previous four seasons, and he's not on pace to do it this year. Beyond that, his minus-5 rating coupled with the overall stink that is the Flyers means there are better, low-end fantasy options out there.
Couturier (upper body) will return to game action Thursday against Calgary, Tim Panaccio of CSN Philadelphia reports. Couturier has missed the Flyers' last six games with an upper-body injury, so he will likely have some rust to shake off early on in Thursday night's tilt against the Flames. The 22-year-old forward has tallied three points (one goal, two assists) in six games this season, and is expected to center Matt Read and Wayne Simmonds on Philadelphia's second line in Thursday's contest.
Couturier will join the team Tuesday in Edmonton, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Couturier, who has been dealing with an upper-body injury that he suffered October 21, will join the Flyers ahead of their game against the Oilers on Tuesday. This obviously means that Couturier will not be in the lineup for Monday's contest with Vancouver.
Couturier (upper body) remains day-to-day, but his status for Monday's game against the Canucks is uncertain, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Couturier has been limited to just six outings this season as he continues to be hampered by an upper-body injury which was suffered on Oct. 21 while facing the Bruins. If he's ultimately ruled out Monday, Chris VandeVelde is expected to remain on the fourth line at center.
Couturier (upper body) will not play Friday against the Sabres, Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Couturier will miss his fourth straight game Friday with the upper body ailment, which many believe to be a concussion. Scott Laughton will continue to center R.J. Umberger and Brayden Schenn on Philadelphia's third line in Couturier's absence. The 22-year-old center's next chance to return to action will come Monday against Vancouver.
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