Leighton out 6 to 8 weeks

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Flyers goalie Michael Leighton will miss 6 to 8 weeks. (Yong Kim / Staff File Photo)

Flyers goalie Michael Leighton will undergo back surgery Monday and is expected to miss 6 to 8 weeks, the team said.

The procedure, a partial dissectomy, will be performed at Methodist Hospital in Philadelphia.

More to come.

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