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Philadelphia Flyers’ Joel Farabee week-to-week with upper-body injury

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Nov 26, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Flyers left wing Joel Farabee (86) reacts after scoring a goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period at the Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Mitchell Leff-USA TODAY Sports
Nov 26, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia Flyers left wing Joel Farabee (86) reacts after scoring a goal against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period at the Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Mitchell Leff-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia Flyers forward Joel Farabee is considered week-to-week with an upper-body injury, coach Alain Vigneault said Friday.

Farabee sustained the injury following a collision into the boards during the Flyers’ 4-1 loss to the New York Rangers on Wednesday. Philadelphia is mired in a seven-game winless skid (0-5-2).

“Medical is not an exact science, but I would say he is somewhere in the vicinity of week-to-week,” Vigneault said.

Farabee, 21, is tied for the team lead with seven goals, while his 10 points are tied for fifth-best on the Flyers.

He led the Flyers last season with 20 goals and added 18 assists. He became the second-youngest player, following Eric Lindros, to lead the franchise in goals for a season.

Farabee has 69 points (35 goals, 34 assists) in 128 career games since being selected by the Flyers with the 14th overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.

–Field Level Media