Preview: Flyers vs Sabres (Game 7)

Updated: October 25, 2016 at 6:06 pm by Andrew Principe

PHI: 2-3-1 (6th in Metro)

BUF: 1-2-1 (8th in Atlantic)

When: 7:30 PM

Where: Wells Fargo Center (Philadelphia PA)

PHI Goalie: Michal Neuvirth (2 GP, .854 SV%, 4.24 GAA)

BUF Goalie: Anders Nilsson (N/A)

Flyers projected lineup

Brayden Schenn — Claude Giroux — Wayne Simmonds

Travis Konecny — Sean Couturier — Jakub Voracek

Nick Cousins — Pierre-Edouard Bellemare — Matt Read

Chris VandeVelde — Boyd Gordon — Roman Lyubimov

Radko Gudas — Shayne Gostisbehere

Nick Schultz — Mark Streit

Brandon Manning — Ivan Provorov

Scratched: Andrew MacDonald, Taylor Leier

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

Suspended: Dale Weise

Sabres projected lineup

Matt Moulson — Ryan O’Reilly — Kyle Okposo

Tyler Ennis — Sam Reinhart — Zemgus Girgensons

Marcus Foligno — Johan Larsson — Brian Gionta

Nicolas Deslauriers — Derek Grant — Hudson Fasching

Josh Gorges — Rasmus Ristolainen

Dmitry Kulikov — Zach Bogosian

Jake McCabe — Cody Franson

Scratched: Casey Nelson

Injured: Robin Lehner (illness), Jack Eichel (ankle), Evander Kane (ribs)

Last Game PHI: 3-1 Loss vs Montreal on Monday

Last Game BUF: 2-1 Loss vs Vancouver on Thursday

Flyers team scope

Defenseman Radko Gudas could make his season debut for the Philadelphia Flyers. Gudas was suspended for the first six games of the season by the NHL Department of Player Safety for an illegal hit during a preseason game. He has been skating and traveling with the Flyers. After losing 3-1 at the Montreal Canadiens on Monday, the Flyers did not have a morning skate Tuesday, so any lineup changes won’t be known until game time. But it is expected the Michal Neuvirth will start in goal after Steve Mason made 30 saves against the Canadiens in his third straight start.

Players To Watch

O’Reilly has three goals and two assists in his past three games. … Voracek has three goals and four assists during a four-game point streak.

Broadcast Info: NBCSN, 97.5 The Fanatic

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