Patrick left Tuesday’s game with an upper-body injury and did not return.
Patrick was forced to leave Tuesday’s game with a possible concussion after being knocked into the glass head-first in the second period. The summer’s No.2 overall pick has had a slow start to his rookie campaign, picking up just one goal and two assists (three points) in nine games. Patrick seems unlikely to play Thursday in Ottawa.
The Flyers signed Nolan Patrick to a three-year, entry-level contract.
The Flyers pick Nolan Patrick with the No.2 overall pick.
Patrick was viewed as the consensus No.1 heading into the 2016-17, but saw his stock drop a bit because he was limited to 33 games because of injury. Patrick is viewed as the complete hockey package. The Brandon Wheat Kings’ centre had 46 points (20G / 26A) this season and brings great leadership qualities along with an excellent shot, great vision and the skating ability you look for in a top pick.