Laughton (undisclosed) is expected to skate Monday should the Flyers force a Game 7, ESPN NHLThe news rules him out for Sunday's Game 6, which shouldn't come as much of a surprise after he was stretchered off in Game 4. It's unclear whether or not he will have a chance to play, but it's certainly good news it's even being discussed as a possibility.
Laughton (undisclosed) will remain in Philadelphia as the team travels to face the Capitals on Friday. Laughton suffered a chilling injury in Game 4 before being stretchered off the ice. It is a positive sign that the 21-year-old was released from the hospital Thursday, but unless his teammates can extend the series, he could be done for the year. When healthy, the winger put together solid numbers for a bottom-six forward, as he registered 21 points in 71 contests while average just 10:26 in ice time per night.
Laughton exited Wednesday's Game 4 against the Capitals in the first period after sustaining an undisclosed injury, and has been transported to Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia for precautionary reasons. It was a scary scene in Philadelphia, as Laughton had to be stretchered off the ice after taking a hit from Washington's John Carlson which caused him to slam awkwardly into the boards behind the Capitals' net. The severity of the 21-year-old forward's injury remains unclear, but it's never an encouraging development when a player is transported to the hospital, even for precautionary reasons. Expect an update from the Flyers' on Laughton's status in the coming days.
Laughton scored and dished out a helper in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Islanders. With Philadelphia resting several players, the 21-year-old was able to log 16:21 of ice time -- his highest of the season. While it was a productive night for his fantasy owners -- he also recorded four shots on goal and a plus-2 rating-- Laughton will go back to his normal playing time as a bottom-six role player when the Flyers begin postseason play.
Laughton bagged a pair of helpers and rattled off four hits in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win against Toronto. It's the first time Laughton has collected points in consecutive games since November. With 17 points for the year, he's not attracting the clicks of many fantasy owners. Still, he's proven he can produce at the NHL level. And at just 21 years old, he's likely got a steady career ahead of him for dynasty owners willing to play the long game.
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