Flyers’ Carter sits out Game 5 with knee injury, Pronger also out with injury

PHILADELPHIA – Philadelphia right-winger Jeff Carter missed Game 5 of the Flyers’ playoff series against the Buffalo Sabres on Friday night because of a knee injury.

Carter left Game 4 after hurting his right knee following a collision in front of the Buffalo net with 2:20 left in the first period. Carter led the Flyers with 36 goals and had 66 points this season.

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The Flyers also played again without defenceman Chris Pronger. He has been sidelined since having hand surgery in March.