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Video: Flyers’ Grossmann suffers an upper body injury

Toronto Maple Leafs v Philadelphia Flyers

Nicklas Grossmann

Rich Schultz

The Philadelphia Flyers are down to five defensemen for the remainder of the game as Nicklas Grossmann left late in the first period tonight against the Washington Capitals.

Grossmann took a hit from Capitals’ forward Tom Wilson and the club announced soon after that he had suffered an upper body injury.

The 29-year-old left the game with 1:41 left in the first after receiving a penalty for delay of game.

Grossmann, who has appeared in all 40 games this season, has three goals and five assists while averaging 18:25 in ice time.

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