Only 37:17 into his first game back as a member of the Flyers after getting traded from the Colorado Avalanche Thursday, Steve Downie found himself in a fight with Capitals tough guy Aaron Volpatti .

After the game, Flyers general manager Paul Holmgren announced Downie had suffered a concussion in the fight. An hour or so later, Holmgren informed reporters Downie was transported to a local hospital for further testing and observation.