The Flyers announced Tuesday that Ian Laperriere has retired.
Ian Laperriere, who hasn't played since June 9, 2010 because of a head injury, reportedly plans to retire after the conclusion of the 2012 Stanley Cup finals.
Ian Laperriere still has not been cleared to play hockey.
Ian Laperriere became the first winner of the Bill Masterton Trophy to not skate in a single NHL game.
Ian Laperriere won the 2010-11 Bill Masterton Trophy.
Ian Laperriere has been nominated for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.
Ian Laperriere is still dealing with post-concussion symptoms.
Ian Laperriere has been placed on long-term injured reserve by Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Flyers have placed Ian Laperriere (post-concussion syndrome) on injured reserve.
There are reports circulating that Ian Laperriere is expected to miss the entire season due to post-concussion syndrome and that his career could be in jeopardy.
Ian Laperriere (post-concussion syndrome) will have an MRI on Friday with a concussion specialist in Pittsburgh.
Ian Laperriere is out indefinitely due to post-concussion syndrome.
It looks as if Ian Laperriere will return to action Saturday afternoon for game four of the Eastern Conference finals.
Ian Laperriere (brain contusion and concussion) will probably return to the Flyers' lineup on Saturday.