Flyers vs. Golden Knights Preview: After Hours

Flyers vs. Golden Knights Preview: After Hours

Tuesday night’s game takes Flyers After Dark to a new level. With all 32 NHL teams in action on Tuesday night and staggered start times, the Flyers visit to face the defending Stanley Cup champion Vegas Golden Knights will be even later than usual.

It won’t be an easy task for the Flyers, who face the undefeated Golden Knights to close out a two-game homestand.

Game time is 11 p.m.

Team Leaders

Philadelphia Flyers GP G A P Vegas Golden Knights GP G A P
Travis Konecny 5 5 2 7 Chandler Stephenson 6 2 5 7
Sean Couturier 5 1 3 4 Jack Eichel 6 3 3 6
Scott Laughton 5 0 4 4 William Karlsson 6 2 4 6
Travis Sanheim 5 0 4 4 Mark Stone 6 1 5 6
Cam Atkinson 5 3 0 3 Shea Theodore 6 1 5 6

Flyers Golden Knights Players to Watch

Travis Konecny is off to a hot start with five goals in the first five games, including two shorthanded goals in Saturday’s loss in Dallas.

Chandler Stephenson has opened the season equally as strong. He has two goals and seven points in the first six games.

Flyers Golden Knights Goalie Matchup

Carter Hart gets back in goal for the Flyers on Tuesday night. Hart made 22 saves on 23 shots in a win over Edmonton last Thursday in his last start.

Logan Thompson gets the start for Vegas. Thompson’s last start was last Thursday in a win over Winnipeg. He made 36 saves on 39 shots.

Projected Lineups

Flyers Lines

Flyers Scratches: Rasmus Ristolainen (injury), Marc Staal (injury), Morgan Frost (healthy), Felix Sandstrom (healthy)

Golden Knights Lines

Golden Knights Scratches: Alex Pietrangelo (injury), Zach Whitecloud (injury), Jakub Demek (healthy), Pavel Dorofeyev (healthy), Ben Hutton (healthy)

Lineup Notes

  • Flyers: There will be no changes to the lineup from Saturday’s game. Rasmus Ristolainen suffered a setback and there is now no timetable for his return.
  • Golden Knights: Alex Pietrangelo remains out with injury. No other lineup changes were made for Vegas.

Game Notes

  • Power Play: Flyers (5.6% – 30th), Golden Knights (27.3% – 9th)
  • Penalty Kill: Flyers (82.4% – 12th), Golden Knights (88.9% – 9th)
  • Recent History vs. Golden Knights
    • March 14, 2023: Golden Knights 5, Flyers 3 (at PHI)
    • Dec. 9, 2022: Golden Knights 2, Flyers 1 (F/OT) (at VGK)
  • Flyers Leaders vs. Golden Knights
    • Sean Couturier: 7 GP, 4 G, 5 A, 9 P
    • Travis Konecny: 9 GP, 2 G, 6 A, 8 P
    • Scott Laughton: 10 GP, 2 G, 4 A, 6 P
    • Sean Walker: 19 GP, 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
    • Carter Hart: 4 GP, 2-1-1, 2.73 GAA, .931 SV%
  • Milestone Watch
    • Nick Deslauriers needs three assists to reach 100 for his career.

Where to Watch

  • Radio: Flyers Broadcast Network
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