Philadelphia Flyers forward Travis Konecny is sidelined indefinitely with a concussion, the team announced Monday.

Konecny sustained the injury after getting an open-ice hit from Ottawa Senators defenceman Mark Borowiecki during the very first duration of Philadelphia's 4-3 victory on Saturday afternoon.

The 22-year-old Konecny scored his group co-leading 11th objective of the season earlier in the game. He likewise has club-best totals in assists (17) and points (28) in 30 games for the Flyers.

"He's been our best scorer," Philadelphia coach Alain Vigneault said Monday. "He's discovered a way to contribute not simply offensively but he's been playing well defensively. We had actually been utilizing him five-on-five, on the power play. It's going to provide an opportunity to somebody else to get a bigger function and more ice time."

Konecny has actually collected 152 points (70 goals, 82 helps) in 263 profession video games considering that being selected by the Flyers with the 24th general choice of the 2015 NHL draft.