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Flyers vs Lightning: Game 3 Preview

Game 3 : Flyers vs Lightning

Location : Amalie Arena | Tampa FL

Time : 7:00 pm

TV / Radio : ESPN – 97.5 The Fanatic

Records : TBL 1-2-0 | PHI 2-0-0

Previous Game : TBL L 2-6 vs PIT | PHI W 3-2 vs VAN

Odds : Lightning -1.5 | O/U 6.5

 

After a 2-0-0 home-stand to start their season, the Philadelphia Flyers head out on the road for the first time this season. Tonight, start a three-game road-trip in Tampa. The first leg of a back-to-back in the state of Florida.

Rasmus Ristolainen, who missed the first two-games, was placed on IR yesterday. But, Ristolainen made the trip and can return as early as tomorrow from IR.

No lineup changes are expected for the Flyers. Zack MacEwen & Louie Belpedio were both recalled from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms as extra players for the road-trip.

The Flyers vs Lightning matchup has been bad to the Flyers recently. Losing ten straight meetings. Including losing four straight in Tampa. The last Flyers win against the Lightning was in Tampa on December 30, 2017.

Carter Hart will make his third start of the season. Hart is 2-0-0 with 2.00 GAA & .940% on the season.

 

 

Betting Guide

Last Game: 2-1 | On the season: 4-2 / Last Season: 134-112

Joel Farabee 0.5 Points OVER -105

1st Period Total Goals 0.5 OVER -120

Total Goals 6.5 UNDER -115

Active Streaks

| 9 Ivan Provorov : 2-Game Assist & Point (0G-3A) | 11 Travis Konecny : 2-Game Goal & Point (3G-1A) | 13 Kevin Hayes : 2-Game Assist & Point (0G-3A) | 25 James van Riemsdyk : 2-Game Assist & Point (0G-3A) | 77 Tony DeAngelo : 2-Game Point (1G-2A)

 

 

Flyers Projected Lineup

21 Scott Laughton – 13 Kevin Hayes – 11 Travis Konecny

86 Joel Farabee – 49 Noah Cates – 57 Wade Allison

25 James van Riemsdyk – 48 Morgan Frost – 58 Tanner Laczynski

44 Nic Deslauriers – 59 Jackson Cates – 17 Zack MacEwen

 

9 Ivan Provorov – 77 Tony DeAngelo

6 Travis Sanheim – 61 Justin Braun

24 Nick Seeler – 54 Egor Zamula

 

79 Carter Hart

(32 Felix Sandstrom)

 

 

Scratches

47 Louie Belpedio , 62 Olle Lycksell , 89 Cam Atkinson (INJ)

Injuries

14 Sean Couturier – Week-To-Week (9/22), Upper-Body Injury (9/19)

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

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

55 Rasmus Ristolainen – Day-To-Day (10/13), Lower-Body Injury (10/12)

74 Owen Tippett – Day-To-Day (10/14), Upper-Body Injury (10/13)

89 Cam Atkinson – Day-To-Day (10/12), Upper-Body Injury (9/25)

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

 

PHOTO CREDIT: EDUARDO A. ENCINA – Tampa Bay Times

 

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