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

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Sam Ersson will finish the season as the Philadelphia Flyers' starting goalie. (Photo: AP)

Fresh off the NHL All-Star break, the Philadelphia Flyers (25-19-6) play their first game of February when they visit the Florida Panthers (31-14-4) at Amerant Bank Arena in Sunrise, FL, on Tuesday at 7 p.m. This is the first of three meetings between these two teams this season. The Flyers are 2-2-1 in their last five against the Panthers and 4-5-1 in their last 10.

The Flyers will not hold a morning skate or media availability prior to Tuesday’s 7 p.m. puck drop against the Panthers.

Flyers lines vs Panthers, Feb. 6

Owen Tippett – Sean Couturier – Tyson Foerster

Joel Farabee – Morgan Frost – Travis Konecny

Noah Cates – Ryan Poehling – Cam Atkinson

Nick Deslauriers – Scott Laughton – Garnet Hathaway

Flyers defense

Cam York – Jamie Drysdale

Egor Zamula – Travis Sanheim

Nick Seeler – Sean Walker

Rasmus Ristolainen

Flyers goaltending

Sam Ersson is expected to start, with Cal Petersen backing him up.

Flyers game preview

  • Player to Watch: Cam Atkinson leads the team in game-winning goals, with three.
    • He leads the team in career points against the Panthers, with 21 in 30 games.
  • Joel Farabee has 24 points in his last 25 games and is five assists away from 100 in his NHL career.
  • Owen Tippett could return against his former team after missing the last four games.
  • The Flyers are fifth in the NHL in blocked shots with 885.
  • Morgan Frost is three games away from 200 on his NHL career.

Expected Panthers lines

Evan Rodrigues – Sasha Barkov – Sam Reinhart

Carter Verhaeghe – Sam Bennett – Matthew Tkachuk

Eetu Luostarinen – Anton Lundell – Nick Cousins

Jonah Gadjovich – Kevin Stenlund – Ryan Lomberg

Panthers defense

Gustav Forsling – Aaron Ekblad

Niko Mikkola – Brandon Montour

Oliver Ekman-Larsson – Dmitry Kulikov

Panthers goaltending

Anthony Stolarz will start against Philadelphia, with Sergei Bobrovsky 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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