Just as the new shortened NHL season has begun, the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday were dealt some bad news as forward Scott Hartnell will be out indefinitely with an injury to his left foot.
The news was posted just after 6 p.m. on the team's official website.
"Scott will be out indefinitely with a left foot injury," a statement from Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren read. "We will know more on this within a day or two as we await results of tests."
The Flyers opened their season on Saturday to a loss against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Two other losses followed.
The team's next game is Thursday against the New York Rangers at the Wells Fargo Center.
Rain arrives for the second half of the work week. Another fall-like blast of cool weather to follow for the weekend.
Scattered showers are possible tonight as a cold front approaches the area. Otherwise, the best chance for rain will be Thursday afternoon and night where we'll see on and off showers and thunderstorms.
Clouds and showers linger though much of Friday. We may still see a passing shower Saturday. Unseasonably cool air returns this weekend where both days only see high temps in the mid 70s with many of us falling into the 50s at night.