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Flyers vs Capitals: Game 20 Preview

Game 20 : Flyers vs Capitals

Location : Capital One Arena | Washington DC

Time : 7:30 pm

TV / Radio : TNT – 97.5 The Fanatic

Records : WSH 7-10-3 | PHI 7-8-4

Previous Game : WSH L 0-4 vs COL | PHI L 2-5 vs CGY

Odds : Capitals -1.5 | O/U 6.5

 

The Philadelphia Flyers make the quick trip to Washington DC to face the struggling Washington Capitals. Tonight, look to end a seven-game losing streak.

One thing the Flyers need to work on is playing with a lead. The Flyers have given up the games opening goal in 14 of 19 games so far this season.

Injuries continue to haunt the Flyers. Scott Laughton and Travis Konecny are the latest two Flyers to head to the injured list. Both will miss two weeks.

The Flyers vs Capitals matchup has been bad to the Flyers recently. Losing eight of the last eleven meetings.

Carter Hart will make his 16th start of the season. Hart is 3-2-3 with 2.57 GAA & .920% in 8-starts on the road this season.

 

 

Betting Guide

Last Game: 1-2 | On the season: 36-21 / Last Season: 134-112

PHI ML +190

Owen Tippett 0.5 Points OVER -120

1st Period Goals 0.5 OVER -120

Active Streaks

| 13 Kevin Hayes – 6 Game Point Streak (3G-4A) | 86 Joel Farabee – 2 Game Point Streak (1G-1A) |

 

 

Flyers Projected Lineup

74 Owen Tippett – 48 Morgan Frost – 86 Joel Farabee

13 Kevin Hayes – 49 Noah Cates – 17 Zack MacEwen

71 Max Willman – 38 Patrick Brown – 58 Tanner Laczynski

44 Nic Deslauriers – 23 Lukas Sedlak – 20 Kieffer Bellows

 

9 Ivan Provorov – 77 Tony DeAngelo

6 Travis Sanheim – 61 Justin Braun

24 Nick Seeler – 55 Rasmus Ristolainen

 

79 Carter Hart

(32 Felix Sandstrom)

 

 

Scratches

11 Travis Konecny (INJ) , 21 Scott Laughton (INJ) , 89 Cam Atkinson (INJ)

Injuries

14 Sean Couturier – 3-4 Months (10/29), Back Surgery (10/29)

25 James van Riemsdyk – 4-6 Weeks (10/26), Broken Finger (10/23)

38 Patrick Brown – Week-To-Week (9/22), Offseason Back Surgery

57 Wade Allison – 3-Weeks (11/15), Oblique Muscle Strain & Hip Pointer (11/13)

46 Bobby Brink – Out Indefinitely (9/22), Offseason Hip Surgery

89 Cam Atkinson – Week-To-Week (10/20), Upper-Body Injury (9/25)

94 Ryan Ellis – Out Indefinitely (9/22), Torn Psoas (9/22)

 

PHOTO CREDIT: Nick Wass – AP

 

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