The Flyers' Simon Gagne was advised by a concussion specialist to sit out the rest of the season and take at least a month off before starting light physical exercise.
Jeff O'Neill scored his first goal with his hometown team and the Toronto Maple Leafs got past the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-2, Tuesday night.
Philadelphia (1-1-0) at Toronto (0-1-2) 7:30 pm EDT
New York Rangers center Eric Lindros sat out against his former Philadelphia Flyers teammates Thursday night because of the flu. Rangers goalie Mike Dunham suffered a mild concussion in the 4-2 loss.
Keith Primeau had two assists just hours after being selected to the All-Star Game, and the Philadelphia Flyers' snapped out of a power-play slump in a 4-2 victory over the host New York Rangers on Thursday night.
The ever-potent Flyers hope they have all the ingredients this time around.
Even without a proven playoff goalie, GM Bob Clarke thinks he's got a Cup contender.