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Sometimes, injury presents opportunity. And in situations like that, it throws patience clear out the window.
R.J. Umberger was announced to be out for at least one-to-two weeks on Thursday. He was placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury, and is now joined by Mark Streit, who is on long-term injured reserve after having surgery that is scheduled for Tuesday.
To take their roster spots, the Flyers have removed Pierre-Edouard Bellemare from injured reserve and called up defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere and forward Taylor Leier.