The Flyers have been riding a wave of success lately, winning five straight games and six of their last seven as they enter Thursday night's game. One of the wins on the current streak came against the opponent they will face on Thursday in their final road game for nearly two weeks.
The Flyers face off against the Bruins on Thursday night, a team that has lost five of the last seven games since a five-game winning streak of their own.
Game time is at 7 p.m.
|Philadelphia Flyers||GP||G||A||P||Boston Bruins||GP||G||A||P|
|Claude Giroux||50||14||38||52||David Pastrnak||50||28||31||59|
|Sean Couturier||48||19||21||40||Brad Marchand||49||19||37||56|
|Jake Voracek||50||11||29||40||Patrice Bergeron||34||16||27||43|
|Travis Konecny||50||13||15||28||David Krejci||50||10||30||40|
|Wayne Simmonds||50||15||8||23||Torey Krug||39||5||28||33|
|Player to Watch|
|11 Travis Konecny||88 David Pastrnak|
|Last 5 Games: 2 G, 2 A, 4 P, E||Last 5 Games: 2 G, 4 A, 6 P, -2|
|79 Carter Hart||40 Tuukka Rask|
|13 GP, 7-5-1, 2.52 GAA, .922 SV%||26 GP, 13-9-3, 2.43 GAA, .918 SV%|
Carter Hart gets back in goal after a night off on Tuesday. Hart won his last start on Monday, making 31 saves on 32 shots against the Jets, and has won his last four starts, including making 39 saves in a win against the Bruins on Jan. 16.
Tuukka Rask missed the Bruins last game on Tuesday after suffering a concussion in the final game before the All-Star break on Jan. 19. He is expected to return and start Thursday's game.
Flyers Projected Lineup
Injuries: Shayne Gostisbehere, Michal Neuvirth, Brian Elliott, Corban Knight
Scratches: Jori Lehtera
|Left Wing||Center||Right Wing|
|25 James van Riemsdyk||28 Claude Giroux||11 Travis Konecny|
|23 Oskar Lindblom||14 Sean Couturier||93 Jake Voracek|
|21 Scott Laughton||19 Nolan Patrick||17 Wayne Simmonds|
|44 Phil Varone||24 Mikhail Vorobyev||12 Michael Raffl|
|9 Ivan Provorov||6 Travis Sanheim|
|26 Christian Folin||47 Andrew MacDonald|
|8 Robert Hagg||3 Radko Gudas|
|79 Carter Hart|
Shayne Gostisbehere did not take part in the morning skate and is now going to be out through the remainder of the week, per Scott Gordon, so the lineup remains the same from Tuesday.
Bruins Projected Lineup
Scratches: Steven Kampfer, Matt Grzelcyk, Noel Acciari
|Left Wing||Center||Right Wing|
|63 Brad Marchand||37 Patrice Bergeron||88 David Pastrnak|
|22 Peter Cehlarik||46 David Krejci||74 Jake DeBrusk|
|43 Danton Heinen||82 Trent Frederic||42 David Backes|
|20 Joakim Nordstrom||52 Sean Kuraly||14 Chris Wagner|
|33 Zdeno Chara||73 Charlie McAvoy|
|47 Torey Krug||25 Brandon Carlo|
|27 John Moore||86 Kevan Miller|
|40 Tuukka Rask|
- Power Play: Flyers (31st, 31st on road), Bruins (2nd, 2nd at home)
- Penalty Kill: Flyers (28th, 25th on road), Bruins (16th, 10th at home)
- Recent History vs. Bruins
- Oct. 25, 2018 - Bruins 3, Flyers 0 (at BOS)
- Jan. 16, 2018 - Flyers 4, Bruins 3 (at PHI)
- Flyers Leaders vs. Bruins
- Jake Voracek - 27 GP, 6 G, 17 A, 23 P
- Claude Giroux - 35 GP, 9 G, 19 A, 28 P
- James van Riemsdyk - 33 GP, 14 G, 11 A, 25 P
- Carter Hart - 1 GP, 1-0-0, 3.00 GAA, .929 SV%
- Milestone Watch
- Travis Sanheim is playing in his 100th NHL game tonight.
- Radko Gudas needs two points to reach 100 for his career.
Where to Watch
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia+
Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic