Flyers ‘don’t care’ about hiding player injuries

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Flyers president Peter Luukko spoke at a sports symposium Wednesday at Lincoln Financial Field.

Four of the biggest names in Philly sports — or at least four of the biggest wallets — gathered Wednesday morning to speak on a panel discussing “The Impact of Sports.” The panel included Eagles GM Howie Roseman, Flyers president Peter Luukko, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. and Sixers CEO Adam Aron.

They talked on a variety of topics, most notably how sick of losing they are, and they seemed to answer questions as if they cared about the fans. Aron joked that they have the most enjoyable jobs on the planet “when our teams are winning.”

Luukko drew criticism from 94 WIP’s Angelo Cataldi when he admitted that giving out detailed, up-to-date medical updates to the public isn’t a top priority. Remember, the NHL is the only league that doesn’t require teams to disclose the exact locations of injuries on a player’s body.

“I know it frustrates the media,” Luukko said, “but we really don’t care.”

The sports executives were joined on stage by various media personalities, team physicians and Gov. Tom Corbett.


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