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A Rematch; Flyers Game 25 vs Penguins: Lines, Notes, and How to Watch



Philadelphia Flyers
The host Philadelphia Flyers have a rematch with the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday night. The Flyers edged the Penguins on on Saturday.

For their second Keystone State Rivalry showdown in as many games, the Philadelphia Flyers (12-10-2) face the Pittsburgh Penguins (11-10-2) at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday at 7 p.m..

The Flyers have their morning skate at 10:30 a.m. at the Flyers Training Center in Voorhees, N.J.

Philadelphia is now 2-2-1 in their last five games, thanks to their huge 4-3 shootout win Saturday at Pittsburgh. With Scott Laughton’s short-handed goal, the team is now tied for first in the NHL in shorties with six.

Tyson Foerster has three goals and two assists in his last three games, and is currently on a three-game point streak. The 21-year-old winger has scored multiple points in two consecutive games, and is up to nine points in 23 games this season.

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Flyers Preview

The Philadelphia Flyers are now 2-3-0 in their last five meetings with the Penguins.

The Flyers have allowed just two power play goals since Nov. 11. They’ve gone 32-for-34 on the penalty kill during that timespan.

Carter Hart is expected to start, since Sam Ersson started on Saturday. It’s starting to look like a 3:1 split on starts between the two goaltenders.

Expected Flyers Lines

Tyson Foerster – Sean Couturier – Travis Konecny

Owen Tippett – Morgan Frost – Bobby Brink

Joel Farabee – Scott Laughton – Cam Atkinson

Nic Deslauriers – Ryan Poehling – Garnet Hathaway

Flyers Defense

Cam York – Travis Sanheim

Nick Seeler – Sean Walker

Marc Staal – Rasmus Ristolainen

Flyers Goaltending

Carter Hart

Sam Ersson

Expected Penguins Lines

Jake Guentzel – Sidney Crosby – Bryan Rust

Drew O’Connor – Evgeni Malkin – Reilly Smith

Jeff Carter – Lars Eller – Jansen Harkins

Joona Koppanen – Vinnie Hinostroza – Radim Zohorna

Penguins Defense

Marcus Pettersson – Erik Karlsson

Ryan Graves – Kris Letang

Ryan Shea – John Ludvig

Penguins Goaltending

Alex Nedeljkovic

Tristan Jarry

Special Teams Summary

Philadelphia power play: 12.35%, 28th

Philadelphia penalty kill: 84.81%, 8th

Pittsburgh power play: 10.94%, 29th

Pittsburgh penalty kill: 84.72%, 9th

Game Notes

The Philadelphia Flyers just won their first game in which they allowed the first goal.

Carter Hart is 4-5-2 with a .894 save percentage in his career against the Penguins. He needs two wins to move up to fifth-most in franchise history.

Both Tristan Jarry and Alex Nedeljkovic have scored goalie goals at some point this season.

How to Watch the Flyers Game

TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia

Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic

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