There are times where Braydon Coburn looks totally out of place in the Flyers defensive system. I even criticized his positioning on the Bruins first goal on Wednesday night.
But it is games like the Flyers home opener on Thursday, a 6-4 loss to the Devils, where his absence proves costly.
Less of Coburn means more of Luke Schenn and Michael Del Zotto, a pairing that is bound to be nothing but trouble for the Flyers.
With Coburn out for some time, the Flyers will face the challenge of piecing together the defense.