News:Marc-Andre Bourdon is currently dealing with a concussion, CSN Philly reports.
Analysis: This is far from Marc-Andre Bourdon's first concussion, as he's suffered multiple over the course of his career. "He has concussion issues," general manager Paul Holmgren said. "I'm concerned because he is out and not playing. But I think there has been players who have had a similar history like his and have been fine." Luckily, due to the lockout, he will have time to recover.
News:Marc-Andre Bourdon (upper body) returned to the AHL Adirondack Phantoms' lineup Friday, Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
Analysis:Marc-Andre Bourdon had missed the previous two games with an upper body injury. He was slowed by a similar injury during the Flyers' playoff run, but it looks like he's now perfectly healthy.
News:Marc-Andre Bourdon (upper body) will be deactivated for Game 2 against Pittsburgh, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
Analysis:Marc-Andre Bourdon sustained an injury during the second period in Wednesday's Game 1 win and remains day-to-day. Pavel Kubina will take his place in the lineup on Friday.
News:Marc-Andre Bourdon is listed as day-to-day after suffering an upper body injury the second period of Wednesday's overtime victory against Pittsburgh, the Philadelphia Daily News reports.
Analysis:Marc-Andre Bourdon accrued seven points and 52 PIMs in 45 games during the regular season. His status for Friday's Game 2 is unknown, meaning Stanley Cup-winning veteran Pavel Kubina could see extended ice time after being a healthy scratch in Game 1.
News:Marc-Andre Bourdon scored the game-tying goal six minutes into the third period Thursday against Buffalo, then assisted on Matt Read's game-winner late in the period as the Flyers won, 2-1.
Analysis: With seven points in 44 games for the Flyers this year and just four points in 18 AHL outings, Marc-Andre Bourdon isn't exactly known for his offense, but he skated more than 20 minutes in this one and produced accordingly.
News: The Flyers have recalled Marc-Andre Bourdon from AHL Adirondack, the team's official site reports.
Analysis:Marc-Andre Bourdon adds some depth to the Flyers' blue line and will temporarily replace Kimmo Timonen on Thursday night, but with just four points in 39 games thus far, he's only been of help for fantasy owners in the PIMs (46), hits (64) and blocks (65) categories.
News: The Flyers have loaned Marc-Andre Bourdon to AHL Adirondack, the team's official site reports.
Analysis:Marc-Andre Bourdon has just four points in 39 games to date, so one would need to be digging really deep for PIMs (he has 46) for him to merit any sort of fantasy consideration.
News:Marc-Andre Bourdon scored his first career NHL goal in Tuesday's win over the Caps.
Analysis: The goal was also his first career point and turned out to be the game-winner, thanks to a late goal by the Caps.
News:Marc-Andre Bourdon finished Monday's loss to Carolina a plus-1 with two hits and two blocked shots in 15:49 of ice time.
Analysis:Marc-Andre Bourdon was one of two AHL defenders called up Monday to help the Flyers deal with injuries to Chris Pronger (virus) and Braydon Coburn (upper body). Bourdon made several big hits in the loss and likely will return to the AHL when the Flyers have their full complement of skaters.
News: The Flyers recalled Marc-Andre Bourdon from Adirondack (AHL) Monday to fill in for the injured Braydon Coburn (undisclosed), the Flyers' official Twitter reports. The 2008 third-round draft pick will be making his NHL regular season debut.
Analysis:Marc-Andre Bourdon will skate in Coburn's place until he's healthy. Thus far Philly has kept the details on the injury under wraps, so it's unclear how long Bourdon will be a Flyer.
News: The Flyers have recalled D Marc-Andre Bourdon from the AHL.
Analysis: Bourdon will fill in for injured D Ole-Kristian Tollefsen (hip), who is on IR and not eligible to come off until Sunday. Bourdon has no Fantasy value at this time.
News: The Flyers have signed defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon to an entry-level contract. "Marc-Andre turns pro after an outstanding 2008-09 season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, where he was honored for his play during the regular season and in the playoffs," Flyers general manager Paul Holmgrem said. "We believe Marc-Andre has tremendous potential to develop into a solid defenseman at the next level."
Analysis: The 19-year-old Bourdon split the 2008-09 season between the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies and Rimouski Oceanic of the QMJHL. He totaled 18 goals, 60 points and 112 penalty minutes in 54 games. Bourdon is a good puck-moving defenseman, but is still a bit away from making a Fantasy impact. He is nothing more than a long-term keeper.