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Islanders vs Flyers: Game 23 Preview

Game 23 : Islanders vs Flyers

Location : Wells Fargo Center | Philadelphia PA

Time : 7:30 pm

TV / Radio : ESPN+ – 97.5 The Fanatic

Records : NYI 15-8-0 | PHI 7-10-5

Previous Game : NYI W 5-2 vs PHI | PHI L 2-5 vs NYI

Odds : Islanders -1.5 | O/U 6.0

 

The Philadelphia Flyers return home to start a five-game home stand. Tonight, look to end avenge Saturday night’s loss to the Islanders.

With a loss in New York on Saturday, the Flyers have now lost 10-straight games. It is their 3rd 10+game losing streak in the past year to date.

Cam Atkinson, who has missed the first 22-games due to an upper-body injury, practiced for the first time this season yesterday. Head coach John Tortorella said Atkinson will not play tonight, but Atkinson himself said his return will be “sooner rather than later”.

The Flyers vs Islanders matchup has been bad to the Flyers recently. Losing thirteen of the last seventeen meetings. Including losing three of the last four in Philadelphia.

Carter Hart will make his 16th start of the season. Hart is 3-3-1 with 3.19 GAA & .909% in 7-starts at home this season.

 

 

Betting Guide

Last Game: 1-2 | On the season: 39-27 / Last Season: 134-112

PHI ML +175

Owen Tippett 0.5 Points OVER -130

Brock Nelson 2.5 Shots OVER -115

Active Streaks

| 13 Kevin Hayes – 2 Game Point Streak (1G-2A) |

 

 

Flyers Projected Lineup

20 Kieffer Bellows – 48 Morgan Frost – 74 Owen Tippett

86 Joel Farabee – 23 Lukas Sedlak – 13 Kevin Hayes

44 Nic Deslauriers – 49 Noah Cates – 17 Zack MacEwen

71 Max Willman – 58 Tanner Laczynski – 38 Patrick Brown

 

9 Ivan Provorov – 77 Tony DeAngelo

6 Travis Sanheim – 55 Rasmus Ristolainen

24 Nick Seeler – 54 Egor Zamula

 

79 Carter Hart

(32 Felix Sandstrom)

 

 

Scratches

59 Jackson Cates , 61 Justin Braun , 89 Cam Atkinson (INJ)

Injuries

11 Travis Konecny – 2 Weeks (11/22), Thumb (11/17)

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

21 Scott Laughton – 2 Weeks (11/22), Upper-Body Injury (11/19)

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

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

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

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

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

 

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