It was reported earlier this afternoon that Flyers’ goaltender Brian Elliott underwent successful core muscle surgery.
G Brian Elliott underwent successful core muscle surgery this morning. He’s expected to be out 5-6 weeks.
— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) February 13, 2018
The timetable to return is 5-6 weeks. This translates to roughly 20 games. Unless the Flyers make a splash at the deadline for a goaltender they will rely (heavily) on Michal Neuvirth and Alex Lyon until mid-late March.
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