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James Van Riemsdyk Making Progress But Not Ready To Return For Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers foward James van Riemsdyk is making progress on the ice but is still not ready to return from the concussion that caused him to miss 14 games (via CSN Philly).

The forward was in practice today in a practice jersey and took hits. However, van Riemsdyk is not discussing his status with media.

"I'm not feeling any different," he said though a club spokesman.

Van Riemsdyk's teammate Scott Hartnell said

"He looks good," Scott Hartnell offered. "I don't know how he's feeling or whatever. It's tough to ask a guy with a head injury, ‘How you doing? How you doing? How you doing?' He's probably sick of those questions.

"But he's skating well and looks strong on his skates and has pretty nice hands, so hopefully he'll be able to be symptom-free for a while and have the confidence to get out there and get some hits and take some hits and get back in the game."

There is no timetable set for van Riemsdyk's return.

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