Flyers hand out awards, Cote to miss rest of season

The Flyers have announced that Mike Richards, Kimmo Timonen, Danny Briere, Scott Hartnell and Darroll Powe have been voted annual team awards.  Richards earned himself the Bobby Clarke award for the team’s most valuable player for the second consecutive season.  Timonen won the Barry Ashbee trophy for the second year in a row as the team’s best defenseman and Briere won the Yanick Dupre trophy for classiest Flyer.

Jeff Carter won the Toyota Cup, which is the Flyers’ player with the most star of the game points.

Darroll Powe won the most improved player award and Scott Hartnell won the Gene Hart trophy for player that has showed the most heart.

The Flyers also announced to the media that enforcer Riley Cote, who injured his right ring finger in a fight with a Boston Bruin on March 29, will miss the rest of the season after he underwent surgery to fix the problem.  Cote leads the Flyers with 174 penalty minutes.

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