By Ben Sullivan
For the down-on-their-luck winless Flyers, the hits just keep on coming.
Vincent Lecavalier (photo above) will be sidelined for about two weeks while prospect Sam Morin is expected to miss about four-to-five weeks. Defenseman Nicklas Grossmann also missed practice Monday with a stomach virus.
Lecavalier, 34, is dealing with a lower-body injury. Morin, 19, suffered a fractured jaw while playing at the junior level with Rimouski Oceanic.
After drawing plenty of trade rumors (particularly during the summer), Lecavalier began the 2014-15 season on a strong note, scoring a goal and two assists in three games. His issue might be foot-related, to be a bit more specific.
It sounds like jaw surgery is in the cards for Morin, who was sent back to junior on Oct. 3. Here’s video of his unfortunate injury: