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Flyers Game 53 Preview vs Kraken: Lines, Notes, and How to Watch



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Cal Petersen makes his third career start for the Philadelphia Flyers against the Seattle Kraken on Saturday. (Photo: AP)

Winners of two straight in impressive fashion, the Philadelphia Flyers (27-19-6) face the Seattle Kraken (21-19-10) for the second and final time this season at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA, on Saturday at 7 p.m. The Kraken previously won, 2-1 in overtime, at the Climate Pledge Arena on Dec. 29. The Flyers are 2-2-1 in their last (and only) five against the Kraken.

The Flyers held an optional morning skate at 10:30 a.m. prior to their 7 p.m. puck drop against the Kraken.

Flyers lines vs Kraken, Feb. 10

Owen Tippett – Sean Couturier – Cam Atkinson

Joel Farabee – Morgan Frost – Travis Konecny

Noah Cates – Ryan Poehling – Tyson Foerster

Scott Laughton – Garnet Hathaway

Flyers defense

Cam York – Jamie Drysdale

Egor Zamula – Travis Sanheim

Nick Seeler – Sean Walker

Rasmus Ristolainen

Flyers goaltending

Cal Petersen will start against the Kraken, with Sam Ersson backing him up.

Flyers game preview

  • Player to Watch: Cal Petersen is getting the start against Seattle and is 2-1-2 in his career against the Kraken. Petersen, 29, will be making his third start of the season. In his last start, Petersen made 35 saves on 37 shots to spur the Flyers on to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.
  • Joel Farabee is four assists away from 100 in his NHL career.
  • The Kraken are scoring at a 30.8% clip on the power play against the Flyers across five total games against them.
    • Each team has scored 15 goals against each other.
  • The Flyers will play a Western Conference opponent only six more times this season, including this game.

Expected Kraken lines

Tomas Tatar – Matty Beniers – Jordan Eberle

Jaden Schwartz – Alex Wennberg – Jared McCann

Eeli Tolvanen – Yanni Gourde – Oliver Bjorkstrand

Brandon Tanev – Tye Kartye – Andre Burakovsky

Kraken defense

Vince Dunn – Adam Larsson

Jamie Oleksiak – Will Borgen

Brian Dumoulin – Ryker Evans

Kraken goaltending

Joey Daccord is expected to start against Philadelphia, with Philipp Grubauer backing him up.

How to watch the Flyers game

Saturday’s Flyers game will be televised on ESPN+ and Hulu and can be heard on the radio on 93.3 WMMR.

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