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Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere (MCL strain) out 7-10 days

Apr 15, 2021; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA;  Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere (53) looks on against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the second period at PPG Paints Arena. Philadelphia won 2-1 in a shootout.  Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Flyers will be without defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere for 7-10 days as he recovers from an MCL strain.

Flyers coach Alain Vigneault said Gostisbehere was injured in Friday’s 4-1 road loss to the New York Rangers.

Gostisbehere, who turned 28 last week, finished the game but was held out of a 4-3 shootout win over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday.

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Gostisbehere has eight goals and eight assists in 37 games this season, his seventh with the Flyers.

A third-round pick by Philadelphia in 2012, Gostisbehere has tallied 215 career points (59 goals, 156 assists) in 377 games since making his Flyers debut in 2014.

His most productive season was in 2017-18 with 65 points (13 goals, 52 assists) in 78 games.

The Flyers (22-19-7) are in sixth place in the NHL East entering Monday’s games, five points behind the Rangers.

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–Field Level Media

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