Philadelphia Flyers Trade Candidate to Have Surgery

The Philadelphia Flyers will be without Zack MacEwen for the next five weeks, as he has suffered a broken jaw that requires surgery.

This is notable news, as MacEwen has emerged as a potential trade candidate from the Flyers, but now he will be out until the deadline. Although it is still possible that the Flyers could move the enforcer, it will be intriguing to see if teams hesitate on bringing him in this campaign due to this latest news.

MacEwen has been a solid part of Philadelphia’s bottom six this year, as he has provided an immense amount of physicality to go along with occasional offensive production. As a result, his absence is certainly not the best news for the flyers. Here’s to hoping that he has a speedy recovery from here, and we will need to wait and see if he ends up being dealt at the deadline.

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