Flyers’ Carter limps off with right knee injury
Flyers forward Jeff Carter missed the start of the second period
after hurting his right knee in Game 4 of Philadelphia’s
first-round playoff series against Buffalo.
Carter limped off and headed for the locker room after colliding
with Buffalo defenseman Tyler Myers in front of the Sabres’ net
with 2:20 left in the first period Wednesday night. Philadelphia
leads the series 2-1.
The Flyers called it a lower-body injury and said Carter might
Myers also was hurt on the play after Carter shouldered him
across the jaw. Myers returned for the second period.
Carter led the Flyers with 36 goals and tied for third with 66
points in the regular season.