Elliott suffered the injury during the second round of the shootout on Saturday night. Elliott missed four games from January 25th to February 3rd, and will now miss time again.
The five-week mark is March 20th, with the Flyers playing 17 games between now and then, and the six-week mark is March 27th, with the Flyers playing 20 games between now and then. The Flyers only have 26 games left this season, so Elliott will miss the majority of it.
The Flyers will need to rely on Michal Neuvirth as their starting goalie for the time being, with Alex Lyon backing him up. A trade could be an option for the Flyers, with Elliott missing most of the remainder of the season.
Michal Neuvirth is 7-7-2 this season with a 2.50 goals against average and .917 save percentage. He does have one shutout on the year.
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