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Wayne Simmonds leaves Flyers game for precautionary reasons with lower-body issue

Wayne Simmonds leaves Flyers game for precautionary reasons with lower-body issue
Published On: Wed, Oct 18
Apr 9, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Flyers right wing Wayne Simmonds (17) skates up ice during the third period against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Wells Fargo Center. The Flyers won 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

The Philadelphia Flyers earned a 5-1 win over the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, thanks to a four-goal outburst in the second period.

And Philly forward Wayne Simmonds earned a decision over Micheal Haley in a quick fight during that middle frame, too.

While the Flyers got the win, the news wasnt all good with respect to Simmonds, however, as he was removed from the game for precautionary reasons because of a lower-body issue, the team announced.

Beyond that, the Flyers said they will know more about his status by either tomorrow or Thursday. That puts a bit of a damper on the win.

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