Avalanche Nathan MacKinnon Injured During Flyers' Matchup

The Colorado Avalanche's injury problems just went from bad to worse as superstar Nathan MacKinnon was the latest Av's player to go down. MacKinnon suffered an upper-body injury during Monday night's contest against the Philadelphia Flyers.

The play happened in the first period when MacKinnon was visibly in pain after taking a shot. As he proceeded to the bench, Flyers forward Scott Laughton made sure to get a couple of licks in before MacKinnon left the game.

The coaching staff admitted after the team's 5-3 loss to the Flyers, they had no idea how MacKinnon got hurt. The Avs' forward will undergo a series of tests on Tuesday and the extent of the injury will likely be announced either late Tuesday afternoon or Wednesday.

To give you an idea of how bad the injury troubles are in Colorado....

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