Carter Hart will make his return to the crease as the Philadelphia Flyers take on the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday night.
Clayton Keller’s goal with 22 seconds remaining in overtime capped off a hat trick in a 5-4 loss for the Flyers to the Arizona Coyotes.
With the Coyotes currently below the Flyers in the standings, one of the few teams in that position, this game could have some implications on the draft lottery sweepstakes down the road.
The Flyers close out a three-game road trip in Arizona to face off against the NHL’s last-place team, the Coyotes.
The Flyers had a successful 2-1-0 road trip, but had their first lackluster game of the season on Saturday in Calgary. They will be looking to bounce back from that result. The Coyotes have struggled to start, still in search of their first win of the season. As such, the Flyers have to avoid a similar game to Saturday and playing down to the opponent.
The Arizona Coyotes had more than enough to earn the win with a three-goal first period, and the Flyers lost their third straight by a score of 6-2 in Arizona on Saturday night.
The Flyers take on the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night in the final game on the West coast during their six-game road trip.
Darcy Kuemper was excellent all night and stymied the Flyers until the final five minutes of the game. The Coyotes 2-0 lead was cut to one with 4:43 to play, but it was enough to end the Flyers winning streak at five games in a 3-1 loss to Arizona at Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers look to extend their winning streak to six games on Thursday night when they face the Arizona Coyotes.
The first game of a five-game homestand comes against the same team the Flyers faced to close out the road trip on Monday. The Arizona Coyotes had their five-game winning streak snapped by the Flyers, and come to Philadelphia for the back end of a home-and-home.
The fourth and final game of the Flyers road trip comes against the Arizona Coyotes in the first of a home-and-home between the two teams. The Coyotes have been an upstart team, picking up wins in five straight games.