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.