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Flyers Game Preview vs Stars: Expected Lineups and How to Watch



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The Philadelphia Flyers play the Dallas Stars for the second and final time in the 2023-24 season. (Photo: AP)

The Philadelphia Flyers (23-14-6) are marching through the month of January with four straight wins and return home to the Wells Fargo Center on Thursday at 7 p.m. to host the visiting Dallas Stars. This is the last of two meetings between these two teams this season. The Flyers are 0-4-1 in their last five against the Stars and just 2-6-2 in their last 10.

The Flyers will hold a morning skate at 10:30 a.m. at the Flyers Training Center in Voorhees, NJ, prior to their 7 p.m. puck drop against the Stars.

Flyers lines vs Stars, Jan. 18

Joel Farabee – Sean Couturier – Travis Konecny

Owen Tippett – Morgan Frost – Bobby Brink

Tyson Foerster – Scott Laughton – Cam Atkinson

Ryan Poehling – Garnet Hathaway

Flyers defense

Travis Sanheim – Jamie Drysdale

Nick Seeler – Rasmus Ristolainen

Cam York – Sean Walker

Egor Zamula

Flyers goaltending

Carter Hart is expected to start, with Sam Ersson backing him up.

Flyers game preview

  • Travis Konecny has 23 points in his last 20 games and is tied-third in the NHL in even strength points since Dec. 3.
  • Sean Couturier is one assist away from 300 in his NHL career.
  • If the Flyers lose this game, they will drop below .500 at home this season.
  • All-Star defenseman Miro Heiskanen has been out since Jan. 5 with a lower-body injury.
  • Roope Hintz has scored a point in all but one of his seven career games against Philadelphia.

Expected Stars lines

Jason Robertson – Roope Hintz – Wyatt Johnston

Mason Marchment – Matt Duchene – Tyler Seguin

Jamie Benn – Sam Steel – Joe Pavelski

Evgenii Dadonov – Radek Faksa – Craig Smith

Stars defense

Esa Lindell – Jani Hakanpaa

Ryan Suter – Nils Lundkvist

Thomas Harley – Joel Hanley

Stars goaltending

Jake Oettinger is expected to start, with Scott Wedgewood backing him up.

How to watch the Flyers game

Thursday’s Flyers game will be televised on NBC Sports Philadelphia and can be heard on the radio on 97.5 The Fanatic.

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