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Rinaldo (upper-body) is expected to return to the Flyers lineup on Tuesday.

Rinaldo missed Saturday's game against the Red Wings with an upper-body injury he suffered on Wednesday vs. the Penguins. He was only expected to miss one game originally and it looks like he will be in for Blair Jones on Tuesday. He has no points with a minus-3 rating and six penalty minutes in seven games.

Source: Dave Isaac 10/27/14, 6:46 am EST

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Rinaldo (upper-body) is not at Flyers practice this morning.

Rinaldo suffered and upper-body injury in Wednesday's win over the Penguins and did not return. There is no word on the severity of the injury, but his absence at practice on Friday puts his availability for Satruday's game in serious doubt. Blair Jones will re-enter the lineup with Rinaldo out.

Source: Sam Carchidi 10/24/14, 6:58 am EST

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Rinaldo will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety Monday for a hit on Buffalo Sabres defenseman Chad Ruhwedel on Sunday.

At 4:29 of the third period, Rinaldo was assessed a match penalty for hitting Ruhwedel near the blue line in the Philadelphia defensive zone. Ruhwedel left the game and did not return. The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: illegal check to the head. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.

Source: 04/7/14, 9:53 am EST

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RInaldo (ankle) has shed his non-contact jersey, but doesn't appear to be in tonight's lineup.

Rinaldo has missed the last 10 games with a high-ankle sprain, but is really close to returning. Getting rid of the non-contact jersey suggests that he could play tonight, but there is no real need for him to be in the lineup against the Red Wings.

Source: Dave Isaac 01/28/14, 5:53 am EST

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