After a homestand that saw the Flyers go 2-3 punctuated by a spirited 2-1 win over a top Western Conference team, the Flyers are packing up their game and heading out West.
|Flyers Leaders||GP||G||A||P||Flames Leaders||GP||G||A||P|
|Jake Voracek||56||14||33||47||Mikael Backlund||57||15||23||38|
|Claude Giroux||56||12||29||41||Sean Monahan||57||19||16||35|
|Wayne Simmonds||56||23||17||40||Johnny Gaudreau||47||11||24||35|
|Brayden Schenn||53||16||19||35||Matthew Tkachuk||53||10||24||34|
|Ivan Provorov||56||5||18||23||Dougie Hamilton||56||8||25||33|
|Player to Watch|
|17 Wayne Simmonds||23 Sean Monahan|
|Last 5 Games: 2 G, 0 A, 2 P, +1||Last 5 Games: 3 G, 1 A, 4 P, E|
|30 Michal Neuvirth||
1 Brian Elliott
|9-5-1, 2.67 GAA, .897 SV%||11-13-2, 2.85 GAA, .895 SV%|
Michal Neuvirth returns in goal for the Flyers. He was stellar in his last outing on Saturday, stopping 23 of 24 shots he faced.
Brian Elliott will handle the reins for the Flames. He stopped eight of nine shots in relief of Chad Johnson during Monday's shellacking.
Scratches: Nick Schultz, Michael Del Zotto, Travis Konecny, Roman Lyubimov
|Left Wing||Center||Right Wing|
|10 Brayden Schenn||28 Claude Giroux||17 Wayne Simmonds|
|40 Jordan Weal||14 Sean Couturier||93 Jakub Voracek|
|12 Michael Raffl||25 Nick Cousins||24 Matt Read|
|76 Chris VandeVelde||78 Pierre-Edouard Bellemare||22 Dale Weise|
|9 Ivan Provorov||47 Andrew MacDonald|
|32 Mark Streit||53 Shayne Gostisbehere|
|3 Radko Gudas||23 Brandon Manning|
|30 Steve Mason|
- Power Play: Flyers (10th, 8th on road), Flames (11th, 8th at home)
- Penalty Kill: Flyers (18th, 23rd on road), Flames (19th, 24th at home)
- Milestone Watch:
- Matt Read remains four assists away from 100 in his career.
- Mark Streit remains five goals away from 100 in his career.
- Flames' Alex Chiasson is three points away from 200.
- Recent History vs. the Flames
- Nov. 27, 2016 -- In something that seems like it hasn't happened in too long, five Flyers found the scoresheet in a 5-3 win. T.J. Brodie opened the scoring early in the first period, but Michael Raffl evened the score before it could end. Jakub Voracek, Chris VandeVelde and Wayne Simmonds all tallied in the second period, while Roman Lyubimov scored in the third. Anthony Stolarz made 29 saves in his NHL debut.
- Feb. 29, 2016 -- In yet another 5-3 win for the Orange and Black, Brayden Schenn potted the first hat trick of his career. Wayne Simmonds countered with two goals, and Michal Neuvirth made 29 saves on 32 shots. Sean Monahan, Micheal Ferland and Michael Frolik all scored for the Flames.
Where to Watch
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