A preview of the Flyers.
When and where: 8 p.m. EST. Consol Energy Center.
TV: NBC Sports Network, TSN2, RDS2.
Record: 6-10-1, 13 points. The Flyers are in seventh place in the Neapolitan Ice Cream Metropolitan Division.
Leading Scorer: Vincent Lecavalier (right), 10 points (7 goals, 3 assists).
Last Game: 5-0 road win against the Senators, last night. Steve Mason made 24 saves for the Flyers.
Last Game against the Penguins: 4-1 home loss, Oct. 17. Steve Mason made 31 saves for the Flyers.
Flyers Player We Would Bet Money On Scoring: Jakub Voracek. He had two goals last night.
Ex-Penguins on the Flyers: Adam Hall, RW; Hal Gill, D; Joe Mullen, assistant coach; Kjell Samuelsson, player development.
Ex-Flyers on the Penguins: None.
Useless Flyers Trivia Vaguely Related to the Penguins: Gill (1,105) is one of three Massachusetts-born players who have played in over 1,000 NHL games and have played for the Penguins. The others are right wingers Bill Guerin (1,263) and Scott Young (1,181).
Best Flyers Video We Could Find: The Flyers' vaunted "Legion of Doom" line featuring left winger John LeClair, center Eric Lindros and right winger Mikael Renberg pitching tickets for Flyers games in the 1990s:
Probable goaltenders: Marc-Andre Fleury (10-4-0, 2.07 GAA, .921 SV%) for the Penguins. Ray Emery (1-3-0, 3.25 GAA, .879 SV%) for the Flyers.
Injuries: For the Penguins, defenseman Paul Martin ("lower body") is doubtful. Right winger Chuck Kobasew ("lower body"), defenseman Rob Scuderi (broken ankle) and goaltender Tomas Vokoun (blood clots) are on injured reserve. For the Flyers, defenseman Chris Pronger (concussion/eye) is on injured reserve. Defenseman Marc-Andre Bourdon (concussion) is an injured, non-roster player.
Potential lines and defensive pairings: The Penguins primary lines and defensive pairings at today's morning skate were:
14 Chris Kunitz - 87 Sidney Crosby - 9 Pascal Dupuis
36 Jussi Jokinen - 71 Evgeni Malkin - 18 James Neal
19 Beau Bennett - 16 Brandon Sutter - 22 Matt D'Agostini
15 Tanner Glass - 46 Joe Vitale - 27 Craig Adams
3 Olli Maata - 58 Kris Letang
44 Brooks Orpik - 5 Deryk Engelland
2 Matt Niskanen - 41 Robert Bortuzzo
-The Flyers did not hold a morning skate today. Their primary lines and defensive pairing against the Flyers last night were:
19 Scott Hartnell - 28 Claude Giroux - 93 Jakub Voracek
10 Brayden Schenn - 40 Vincent Lecavalier - 17 Wayne Simmonds
24 Matt Read - 14 Sean Couturier - 9 Steve Downie
36 Zac Rinaldo - 18 Adam Hall - 37 Jay Rosehill
44 Kimmo Timonen - 6 Braydon Coburn
8 Nicklas Grossman - 32 Mark Streit
22 Luke Schenn - 28 Erik Gustafsson
The last time the Penguins played the Flyers, this happened:
-Simmonds has 97 career assists.
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(Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)