Preview: Flyers Kings (Game 1)

Updated: October 14, 2016 at 3:32 pm by Sean Cobourn

PHI: 0-0-0 (6th in Metro)

LA: 0-1-0 (5th in Pacific)

When: 10:30 PM

Where: Staples Center (Los Angeles, California)

PHI Goalie: Michal Neuvirth (32 GP, 3 SO, .924 SV%, 2.27 GAA)

LA Goalie: Jeff Zatkoff (1 GP, .938 SV%, 1.54 GAA)

 

PHI Lineup:

Raffl-Giroux-Simmonds

Konecny-Couturier-Voracek

Cousins-Bellemare-Weise

VandeVelde-Gordon-Read

Gostisbehere-MacDonald

Provorov-Streit

Manning-Schultz

LA Lineup:

King-Kopitar-Toffoli

Purcell-Carter-Lewis

Brown-Shore-Nolan

Andreoff-Dowd-Setoguchi

Muzzin-Doughty

McNabb-Martinez

Forbort-Greene

 

Last Game PHI: N/A

Last Game LA: 2-1 loss (G: Toffoli) against the Sharks in San Jose last Wednesday.

Past Games:

11/17/15: 3-2 OT LA (G: Gostisbehere, Giroux)

1/2/16: 2-1 LA (G: Schenn)

Players to Watch: Travis Konecny and Ivan Provorov make their NHL debuts tonight. This will be the first time the Flyers begin a season with two 19 year old rookies since 1984-1985 (Derrick Smith, Pete Zezel).

Broadcast Info: CSN Philly, 97.5 The Fanatic

Injuries: Michael Del Zotto (left knee), Scott Laughton (lower body)

Suspensions: Brayden Schenn (first of three games), Radko Gudas (first of six games)

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