Report: Flyers' Simon Gagne Ready To Go For Game 4

Flyers forward Simon Gagne will be in the lineup in Game 4 against the Boston Bruins, according to a report in CSNPhilly.com. He's been out the entire series with a broken toe and wasn't expected back this early, but with the Flyers' backs against the wall, he's rushed his return.

SBN's Flyers blog, Broad Street Hockey, has more:

Peter Laviolette has not hinted at how much ice time Gagne will get in Game 4, but it appears he'll be on the normal top line with Mike Richards and Dan Carcillo. It also appears that he'll get some power play time, but Laviolette told the media that he likely won't use Gagne in penalty killing situations tonight.

How do you feel about this? Personally, I don't see any reason why Gagne shouldn't play. Even at 70 percent, he's better than four minutes of Jared Ross, and a broken toe isn't really an injury that you can hurt too much more. At worst, he slightly re-injures himself and he's ready to skate again by the end of June. It's not really a big deal. 

After all, to quote The Waterboy, "(this could be the) Last game of the year, Brent, can't hold anything back now."

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