Sean Couturier Injury: Center Leaves Game 3 With Lower Body Injury, Will Not Return

Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier left Game 3 against the New Jersey Devils with an apparent lower body injury. According to Tim Panaccio of CSN Philly, the rookie will not return to the game. There is no word yet on his status for Game 3 and beyond.

Couturier reportedly suffered the injury in the first period. He played just five shifts total, logging only 3:59 of ice time. The exact nature of the injury was not revealed by the team. Couturier struggled to get off the ice before heading to the locker room.

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The injury may have been sustained to his right leg in this scuffle for the puck in the corner of the boards.

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