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Matt Read | Winger | #24

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 6/14/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
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Matt Read practiced alongside Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek.
That would be a boost for Read if the Flyers stick with that line Thursday night. Read has nine goals and 17 points in 58 contests this season. Mar 23 - 11:08 AM

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Matt Read should draw back into the lineup on Thursday.

Read was a healthy scratch for Monday's game. With Travis Konecny now sidelined for the next four-to-six weeks though, Read isn't likely to spend time in the press box for that duration. Read has seven goals and 12 points in 40 games this season.
Feb 8 - 6:09 AM

Matt Read will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the St. Louis Blues.

With Travis Konecny returning to the lineup after a two-game benching, the Flyers have decided to sit Read, who has just one goal in his last 28 contests. Read has seven goals and 12 points in 40 games this season. Michael Del Zotto will also sit out tonight.
Source: Philly.com
Feb 6 - 6:55 PM

Matt Read (lower body) returned to action on Saturday.

It was a non-descript return for Read as he had a couple of hits in 11:44 of action which included 2:51 on the penalty kill. He has 11 points in 34 games this season and has little-to-no fantasy value.
Jan 22 - 2:29 AM

Matt Read (lower body) might be back in the lineup on Saturday.

He skated alongside Michael Raffl and Claude Giroux during Friday's practice. Read has sat out the last two games for the Flyers due to a lower-leg injury.
Jan 21 - 9:14 AM

Matt Read has been sidelined with a lower body injury, and will not play Saturday afternoon against the Bruins.

Read is considered day-to-day. Through 33 games this season the veteran has posted 11 points and 51 hits in 33 games thus far.
Jan 14 - 11:46 AM

Matt Read was pointless in his first game back from an oblique muscle pull.

Read had been out of action since December 4 and may have been able to return earlier but back spasms set him back a bit. He has six goals and 10 points in 28 games thus far and is a fringe fantasy player in deep leagues at this time.
Jan 2 - 8:40 AM

Good news Flyers fans, Matt Read is back and ready to play Sunday against the Ducks.

Read has been out since last playing on Dec. 4th with an oblique muscle pull. He has six goals and 10 points with 44 hits in 27 games this season.
Jan 1 - 1:51 PM

Matt Read (oblique muscle pull) skated Tuesday, but left the session early.

"We knew it would be January," GM Ron Hextall said of Read's full recovery. Read won't be back in the lineup Wednesday and he is doubtful to return before Philadelphia's road trip ends Sunday at Anaheim.
Tue, Dec 27, 2016 02:01:00 PM

Matt Read (upper body) might be ready to return Wednesday.

He has been sidelined for the last nine games with an upper-body injury. If he is ready to play then he could be an option for the top line alongside Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek.
Mon, Dec 26, 2016 02:45:00 PM

Matt Read (upper body) was on the ice Wednesday with his teammates for the first time since he was injured.

He feels he is making some progress, but there is no timetable for his return. Read hasn't played since Dec. 4 because of what is believed to be an oblique muscle pull.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016 04:44:00 PM

Matt Read has been moved to injured reserve.

He isn't expected to return until January because of an oblique muscle pull. Read has six goals and 10 points in 27 games this season.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 02:39:00 PM

Matt Read's upper-body injury is reportedly an oblique muscle pull.

Read was hurt when Filip Forsberg knocked him into the net during Sunday's contest. Philadelphia announced that Read is expected to miss four weeks.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 11:08:00 AM

Matt Read will be sidelined for four weeks with an upper body injury.

Read sustained the injury early in Sunday's game. He has six goals and 10 points in 27 contests in 2016-17.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Dec 5, 2016 05:43:00 PM

Matt Read will skate on the top line Tuesday night.

He is getting a chance to play with Claude Giroux and Wayne Simmonds after scoring six goals and seven points in the first 13 games of the year. Coach Dave Hakstol has already tried Michael Raffl and Brayden Schenn on the top line this season, but he wants more consistency and chemistry from the combination.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 03:22:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Valtteri Filppula
3Sean Couturier
4Nick Cousins
5Jordan Weal
6Roman Lyubimov
LW1Michael Raffl
2Brayden Schenn
3Matt Read
4Travis Konecny
5Chris VandeVelde
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Dale Weise
D1Shayne Gostisbehere
2Michael Del Zotto
3Nick Schultz
4Radko Gudas
5Ivan Provorov
6Brandon Manning
7Andrew MacDonald
G1Steve Mason
2Michal Neuvirth