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Flyers Game 54 Preview vs Coyotes: Lines, Notes, and How to Watch

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The Philadelphia Flyers play the Arizona Coyotes for the second and final time this season. (Photo: AP)

Attempting to close out the homestand undefeated, the Philadelphia Flyers (28-19-6) host the Arizona Coyotes (23-23-4) for the second and final time this season at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, PA, on Monday at 7 p.m. The Flyers previously won, 4-1, at the Mullett Arena on Dec. 7. The Flyers are 4-0-1 in their last five against the Coyotes and 7-2-1 in their last 10.

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

Flyers lines vs Coyotes, Feb. 12

Owen Tippett – Sean Couturier – Cam Atkinson

Joel Farabee – Morgan Frost – Travis Konecny

Noah Cates – Ryan Poehling

Olle Lycksell – Scott Laughton – Garnet Hathaway

Flyers defense

Cam York – Jamie Drysdale

Travis Sanheim – Rasmus Ristolainen

Nick Seeler – Sean Walker

Egor Zamula

Flyers goaltending

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

Flyers game preview

  • Player to Watch: Sam Ersson is facing Arizona for the first time in his young career. Ersson is 2-0-0 since coming back from the All-Star break, allowing only two goals between those two games with a .959 save percentage. Head coach John Tortorella has already committed to him as the team’s starter down the stretch.
  • Travis Konecny has 13 points in 13 career games against the Coyotes.
  • Head-to-head, the Flyers and Coyotes’ special teams units are nearly identical. The power plays are clicking at 16.7% and 16.3%, respectively, while the penalty kills are 83.1% and 83.3%.
  • The Flyers will play a Western Conference opponent only five more times this season, including this game.

Expected Coyotes lines

Clayton Keller – Jack McBain – Nick Schmaltz

Matias Maccelli – Nick Bjugstad – Lawson Crouse

Liam O’Brien – Alex Kerfoot – Jason Zucker

Logan Cooley – Barrett Hayton – Dylan Guenther

Coyotes defense

J.J. Moser – Sean Durzi

Travis Dermott – Matt Dumba

Juuso Valimaki – Michael Kesselring

Coyotes goaltending

Karel Vejmelka will start against Philadelphia, with Connor Ingram backing him up.

How to watch the Flyers game

Monday’s Flyers game will be televised on NC Sports Philadelphia and can be heard on the radio on 93.3 WMMR.

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