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Steve Downie | Winger

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/3/1987
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 191
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Steve Downie is dealing with an upper-body injury.
It's not clear if it's the same problem that he attempted to return from on April 8. The Flyers are calling him day-to-day, but he wasn't able to participate in Tuesday's practice. Apr 15 - 12:55 PM

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Steve Downie (upper body) is ready to return Tuesday.

Downie was out for seven straight games due to the ailment. He has 24 points and 106 penalty minutes in 60 games this season.
Apr 8 - 12:13 PM

There is a possibility that Steve Downie (upper body) could play on Tuesday.

The winger has missed seven games with the upper body injury and the Flyers are down a forward as Zac Rinaldo was handed a four game suspension. If Downie is unable to go, look for Tye McGinn to get back in the lineup. Downie has four goals and 24 points in 60 games split between the Flyers and the Avalanche this season. His biggest fantasy value is his 106 penalty minutes. Stay tuned as he will likely be a game-time decision.
Apr 8 - 10:14 AM

Steve Downie skated separately from his Philadelphia Flyers teammates on Sunday, so he might be nearing a return but won't do so today.

When healthy, Downie is a great source of PIMs and hits while also be a fairly dangerous scorer. If you're making daily add/drops, stay away (for now).
Apr 6 - 12:17 PM

Steve Downie missed his sixth straight game Thursday because of a head injury, but Flyers coach Craig Berube said that when the winger is ready, he wants him back in the lineup.

"I think he's close," Berube said. Tyler McGinn could be demoted when Downie comes back. "I think he's been fine," Berube said of McGinn. "He's skated well and been involved." McGinn was on a line Thursday with Brayden Schenn and Wayne Simmonds. McGinn has three goals and no assists in 14 games.
Apr 5 - 10:47 AM

Steve Downie (upper body) is questionable for Thursday's contest.

Downie passed his baseline test to determine that he's not suffering from concussion symptoms anymore. He has missed five straight contests.
Apr 3 - 11:22 AM

Steve Downie isn't dealing with concussion symptoms anymore.

Downie has successfully passed a baseline test. He won't return on Tuesday, but he should be back soon.
Apr 1 - 10:09 AM

Steve Downie (upper body) will not play on Sunday.

Downie is apparently getting closer after he was injured eight days ago after crashing into the Blues Patrik Berglund. Stay tuned as Downie has three goals and 17 points in 49 games with Philadelphia this season after he was dealt from the Avs in October. His value is mostly in penalty minutes where he has 101 minutes this season.
Mar 30 - 6:58 AM

Steve Downie (upper body) feels like he's getting closer.

"I feel pretty good, actually," Downie said. "I'm almost ready. Nothing's really bothering me, there's just a couple more steps I need to take." However, it's still unclear when he'll be able to return and he doesn't have a target date in mind.
Mar 29 - 3:17 PM

Steve Downie (head) is being regarded as questionable for Friday's game.

The Flyers haven't publicly confirmed that Downie has a concussion, but Flyers GM Paul Holmgren noted that he's dealing with unspecified additional issues. Downie has missed two straight contests.
Mar 28 - 10:34 AM

Steve Downie (head) might start skating again on Thursday.

Downie has been sidelined since crashing into Patrick Berglund on Saturday. The Flyers haven't ruled out the possibility of him having a concussion, although he is making progress.
Mar 26 - 6:46 PM

Steve Downie (head) wasn't on the ice for Tuesday's practice.

Downie crashed into Patrick Berglund on Saturday and left the game as a result. He has a history of concussions, so if that's what he's dealing with now, then this is a potentially serious problem.
Mar 25 - 4:52 PM

Steve Downie left Saturday's game against the Blues and there is concern that he sustained yet another concussion.

He crashed into St. Louis' Patrick Berglund and was on the ice apparently dizzy for some time before leaving the game. Downie will be re-evaluated Sunday but given that he has had two prior concussions this season alone, we would not be shocked to learn he has sustained yet a third.
Mar 23 - 11:41 AM

Steve Downie has recovered from the flu that forced him to miss Saturday's game.

"It was a 24-hour thing. I feel pretty good now," Downie said. He's projected to play alongside Matt Read and Sean Couturier on Tuesday.
Mar 11 - 10:03 AM

Steve Downie (flu) will miss Saturday night's game.

Jay Rosehill will replace him in the lineup against the Maple Leafs. Downie has been a valuable fantasy player with four goals, 24 points and 102 penalty minutes this season.
Mar 8 - 6:19 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Brayden Schenn
4Vincent Lecavalier
5Kris Newbury
LW1Scott Hartnell
2Matt Read
3Tye McGinn
4Zac Rinaldo
5Jay Rosehill
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Steve Downie
4Michael Raffl
5Adam Hall
6Jason Akeson
D1Mark Streit
2Kimmo Timonen
3Braydon Coburn
4Andrew MacDonald
5Nicklas Grossmann
6Luke Schenn
7Erik Gustafsson
8Hal Gill
9Chris Pronger
G1Steve Mason
2Ray Emery
3Yann Danis
4Cal Heeter