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Mark Fayne
Flyers' Raffl out six weeks with foot injury, VandeVelde moves to top line

The Flyers received crushing news Wednesday: Michael Raffl, the emerging top-line left winger who shares the team lead with six goals, will miss six weeks because of an apparent foot injury he suffered blocking a third-period shot Tuesday in a 4-1 win over Edmonton. "He's been a huge part of our line and our team," right winger Jake Voracek said Wednesday after practice in Voorhees. "It's tough to see him go down, especially after the start he's had ... but like I said, hockey injuries happen." Raffl, Claude Giroux and Voracek have combined for 39 points, making them one of the NHL's premier lines. Surprisingly, Chris VandeVelde will be given a shot...