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Preview: Flyers vs Islanders (Game 12)

Newsday

NYI: 4-6-0

When: 7:00 PM

Where: Barclays Center (Brooklyn, NY)

PHI Goalie: Steve Mason (8 GP, .878 SV%, 3.46 GAA)

NYI Goalie: Jaroslav Halak (6 GP, .898 SV%, 3.15 GAA)

 

Flyers projected lineup

Brayden Schenn — Claude Giroux — Wayne Simmonds

Travis Konecny — Sean Couturier — Jakub Voracek

Matt Read — Pierre-Edouard Bellemare — Roman Lyubimov

Michael Raffl — Nick Cousins — Dale Weise

Andrew MacDonald — Shayne Gostisbehere

Ivan Provorov — Mark Streit

Brandon Manning — Radko Gudas

Scratched: Nick Schultz, Chris VandeVelde

Injured: Michael Del Zotto (lower body), Scott Laughton (lower body)

Islanders projected lineup

Shane Prince — John Tavares — Josh Bailey

Anders Lee — Brock Nelson — Ryan Strome

Andrew Ladd — Alan Quine — Jason Chimera

Nikolay Kulemin — Casey Cizikas — Cal Clutterbuck

Nick Leddy — Travis Hamonic

Thomas Hickey — Johnny Boychuk

Calvin de Haan — Dennis Seidenberg

Scratched: Jean-Francois Berube, Anthony Beauvillier, Mathew Barzal

Injured: Ryan Pulock (lower body)

Last Game PHI: 4-3 OT Win over DET on Wednesday

Last Game NYI: 6-1 Loss vs Tampa Bay on Tuesday

Flyers News

Goalie Steve Mason is expected to start for the Philadelphia Flyers after Michal Neuvirth made 22 saves in a 4-3 overtime victory against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. This is the fourth of 18 sets of back-to-back games for the Flyers, who had to rally after spotting the Red Wings a 2-0 lead. The Flyers have allowed the first goal in eight of their 11 games (3-4-1) and have been outscored 13-4 in the first period.

Who’s hot

Giroux has points in 10 straight games (two goals, 11 assists), an NHL career-high. His 13 points are tied with Chicago Blackhawks forward Artem Anisimov for the League lead. Simmonds is on a five-game point-scoring streak. His six goals are tied for second in the NHL behind Anisimov and Lightning forward Steven Stamkos (seven). … Islanders defensemen have goals in six straight games and lead the NHL with a total of 10. Flyers defensemen have nine.

Broadcast Info: CSN-Philly, 97.5 The Fanatic

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