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Players Agent Puts Head Coach On Blast For Being Healthy Scratched

Published March 21, 2024 at 10:08 PM

In a surprising move by Philadelphia Flyers head coach John Tortorella, star player Sean Couturier found himself benched for Tuesday night's game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, alongside fellow veteran Cam Atkinson.

The decision raised eyebrows across the hockey community, and it seems Couturier will once again be sidelined for tonight's matchup against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Tortorella's refusal to address the lineup changes only fueled speculation, leaving media and fans alike puzzled. However, Couturier's agent, Erik Lupien, shed some light on the situation, expressing his client's confusion and disappointment regarding his reduced ice time.

Lupien emphasized the importance of communication between coach and player, especially considering Couturier's role as team captain and his unwavering dedication to the Flyers. He urged Tortorella to provide Couturier with the respect and clarity he deserves, given his commitment to the franchise since day one.

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Players Agent Puts Head Coach On Blast For Being Healthy Scratched

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