A preview of the Flyers.
When and where: 12:30 p.m., Wachovia Center.
TV: The worst network on Earth NBC, TSN2, RIS.
Record: The Flyers are in sixth place in the Eastern Conference and third place in the Atlantic Divison.
Leading Scorer: Jeff Carter (right), 45 points (21 goals, 24 assists).
Last Game: 4-2 home win against the Hurricanes, yesterday. Jeff Carter had two goals and an assist.
Last Game against the Penguins: 7-4 road win against the Penguins, Jan. 7. Matt Carle had a goal and an assist.
Flyers Player We Would Bet Money On Scoring: Jeff Carter. He has seven points (five goals, two assists) in five games against the Penguins this season.
Ex-Penguins on the Flyers: Daniel Carcillo, LW (Carcillo only fomerly played with the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins); Kevin McCarthy, assistant coach; Joe Mullen, assistant coach.
Ex-Flyers on the Penguins: Mark Eaton, D; Ruslan Fedotenko, LW; Kevin Stevens, professional scout.
Useless Flyers Trivia Vaguely Related to the Penguins: Tim Kerr holds the Flyers' playoff record for most goals in a playoff series. He scored 10 against the Penguins in the 1989 Patrick Division final.
Best Flyers YouTube Video We Could Find: A near line brawl between the Penguins and Flyers in the 1995-96 season:
-Marc-Andre Fleury (25-14-1, 2.60 GAA, .908 SV%) and Ray Emery (14-9-1, 2.78 GAA, .902 SV%) are your expected starters in net.
-For the Penguins, forward Pascal Dupuis (head) and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (finger) are probable. Maxime Talbot ("lower body") is doubtful. Forward Chris Kunitz (abdominal) is on injured reserve.
-For the Flyers, defensemen Ryan Parent ("lower body") and Danny Syvret (shoulder) are on injured reserve.
-Following the Washington game, things don't get any less intense for the Penguins today.
-Welcome back Marc-Andre Fleury and Pascal Dupuis.
-Dan Bylsma is seeking his 50th career coaching win.
-The Penguins will be embarking on their dads' trip.
-Flyers coach Peter Laviolette is starting goaltender Ray Emery (right) in back-to-back games to get him in a rhythym.
-The Flyers swept a season series from the Hurricanes for the first time since 1995 when they were the Whalers.
-Forward James van Riemsdyk has a chance to become the Flyers' first Calder Trophy winner.
-Back surgery will sideline Ryan Parent approximately six weeks.
-Our live blog, direct from Philadelphia, begins at approximately 11:30 a.m. Please tune in.
(Photos: Carter-Chris McGrath/Getty Images; Emery-Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)