Whenever it comes to Friday night news with the Flyers after 5 p.m., you can be fairly well assured it’s not good.

As suspected, Flyers defensemen Andrej Meszaros and Braydon Coburn are done for the season.

Fifteen games remain.

Meszaros will undergo surgery on April 2 to repair a torn rotator cuff of his left shoulder, according to general manager Paul Holmgren.

He limped off the ice hunched over in pain late in the third period of Tuesday's 5-2 loss to the New York Rangers.

The 27-year-old played the first six games of this shortened season before suffering an injury to his AC joint in his left shoulder on Jan. 24. He missed 21 games, but did not have surgery.

Meszaros returned to the Flyers' lineup on March 9 against the Boston Bruins and played in seven games before being injured on Tuesday.

Injuries have limited Meszaros to just 11 games total this season. In those contests, he had just two assists and a minus-9 rating.