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



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Philadelphia Flyers forward Joel Farabee is on a six-game point streak. (Photo: AP)

Suddenly losers of two straight, the Philadelphia Flyers (25-16-6) close out their three-game homestand when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning (24-18-5) at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday at 7 p.m. This is the first of three meetings between these two teams this season; all three games will likely have significant ramifications on the Eastern Conference standings. The Flyers are 1-4-0 in their last five against the Lightning and just 1-7-2 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 Lightning.

Flyers lines vs Lightning, Jan. 23

Joel Farabee – Sean Couturier – Travis Konecny

Tyson Foerster – Morgan Frost – Cam Atkinson

Noah Cates – Scott Laughton – Garnet Hathaway

Nicolas Deslauriers – Ryan Poehling

Flyers defense

Travis Sanheim – Jamie Drysdale

Nick Seeler – Sean Walker

Cam York – Rasmus Ristolainen

Egor Zamula

Flyers goaltending

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

Flyers game preview

  • Philadelphia has recorded the most shots in the NHL, with 1,587.
  • Andrei Vasilevskiy is 12-3-0 in his career against the Flyers, with a 2.24 GAA, .930 save percentage, and three shutouts.
    • Carter Hart is 1-7-1 in his career against the Lightning, with a 4.07 GAA and a .874 save percentage.
  • Bobby Brink was sent to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms (AHL) on Monday evening.
    • Olle Lycksell has been called up to take his place.
  • Joel Farabee is on a six-game point streak (5G, 4A).
  • Owen Tippett is day-to-day with a lower-body injury and his status for Tuesday’s game is unclear.

Expected Lightning lines

Steven Stamkos – Brayden Point – Nikita Kucherov

Brandon Hagel – Anthony Cirelli – Nick Paul

Michael Eyssimont – Tyler Motte – Conor Sheary

Austin Watson – Luke Glendening – Waltteri Merela

Lightning defense

Victor Hedman – Darren Raddysh

Calvin de Haan – Nick Perbix

Emil Martinsen-Lilleberg – Maxwell Crozier

Lightning goaltending

Andrei Vasilevskiy is expected to start, with Jonas Johansson backing him up.

How to watch the Flyers game

Tuesday’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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