A preview of the Flyers.
When and where: 3 p.m. EDT. Consol Energy Center.
Record: 41-30-9, 91 points. The Flyers are in third place in the Neapolitan Ice Cream Metropolitan Division.
Leading Scorer: Claude Giroux, 82 points (27 goals, 55 assists).
Last Game: 4-2 road loss to the Lightning, Thursday. Ray Emery made 26 saves for the Flyers.
Last Game against the Penguins: 4-3 road win, March 16. Wayne Simmonds had two goals and an assist for the Flyers.
Flyers Player We Would Bet Money On Scoring: Simmonds. He has six points in four games against the Penguins this season.
Ex-Penguins on the Flyers: Adam Hall, RW; Hal Gill, D; Joe Mullen, assistant coach; Kjell Samuelsson, player development.
Ex-Flyers on the Penguins: Harry Zolnierczyk, LW.
Useless Flyers Trivia Vaguely Related to the Penguins: Flyers right winger Matt Read (21 goals) has the fifth-most goals by an undrafted player in the NHL this season. Only Penguins left winger Chris Kunitz (35), Rangers right winger Martin St. Louis (30), Lightning center Tyler Johnson (24) and Capitals right winger Joel Ward (24) have more.
Best Flyers Video We Could Find: Former Flyers captain/center Dave Poulin scoring a nifty short-handed breakaway goal against the Flames in 1984-85:
Probable goaltenders: Marc-Andre Fleury (39-18-4, 2.35 GAA, .917 SV%) for the Penguins. Steve Mason (33-18-7, 2.51 GAA, .917 SV%) for the Flyers.
Injuries: For the Penguins, centers Marcel Goc (left foot/ankle), Evgeni Malkin (foot) and Joe Vitale ("upper body") are out. Right wingers Chris Conner (foot), Pascal Dupuis (knee) and goaltender Tomas Vokoun (blood clots) are on injured reserve. For the Flyers, defenseman Chris Pronger (head) is on injured reserve.
Potential lines and defensive pairings: The Penguins did not hold a morning skate today. Consider this a guess based on yesterday's practice:
14 Chris Kunitz - 87 Sidney Crosby - 19 Beau Bennett
49 Brian Gibbons - 36 Jussi Jokinen - 18 James Neal
15 Tanner Glass - 16 Brandon Sutter - 22 Lee Stempniak
17 Taylor Pyatt - 27 Craig Adams - 59 Jayson Megna
44 Brook Orpik - 7 Paul Martin
2 Matt Niskanen - 3 Olli Maatta
58 Kris Letang - 4 Rob Scuderi
-The Flyers did not hold a morning skate or a practice yesterday. Their primary lines and defensive pairings against the Lightning Thursday were:
19 Scott Hartnell - 28 Claude Giroux - 93 Jakub Voracek
12 Michael Raffl - 10 Brayden Schenn - 17 Wayne Simmonds
24 Matt Read - 14 Sean Couturier - 9 Steve Downie
15 Tye McGinn - 40 Vincent Lecavalier - 18 Adam Hall
44 Kimmo Timonen - 5 Braydon Coburn
47 Andrew MacDonald - 32 Mark Streit
26 Erik Gustafsson - 22 Luke Schenn
-The last time the Penguins played the Flyers, this happened:
-Penguins coach Dan Bylsma has appeared in 399 career games.
-Adams has 99 career assists.
-Flyers center Zac Rinaldo is suspended.
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