Better news for Sean Couturier

Better news for Sean Couturier

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Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Couturier can still hope to play this season as his case is now being assessed on a weekly basis. 

The organization concerned clarified on Wednesday that the player struggling with back pain will not undergo an operation. On Thursday, general manager Chuck Fletcher said Couturier wanted a second medical opinion on his condition, adding that he shouldn't be ruled out of the roster for 2022-23 out of hand. 

< p>Sportsnet and a few other sources have previously reported that the skater has a good chance of missing the full regular schedule.

The veteran was limited to 29 games last season due to his problems and collected 17 points.