Flyers’ Scott Laughton released from hospital after scary injury

Watch as John Carlson and Scott Laughton get tangled up and Laughton gets the worst of it.

A day after being stretchered off the ice following a collision into the boards, Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Laughton was released from the hospital Thursday afternoon.

Laughton, 21, got hurt Wednesday night during Game 4 of the Flyers’ best-of-seven series with the Washington Capitals when he crashed back-first into the boards behind the net after a shove from defenceman John Carlson.

The six-foot-one forward remained motionless on the ice, but was able to communicate with staff before he was taken to the hospital.

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