Boston Bruins 24 pts (11-8-4)

Vs.

Philadelphia Flyers 18 pts (8-10-7)

1 p.m. ET

Wells Fargo Center – Philadelphia, PA

TV: NBCSP

The Philadelphia Flyers will look to avoid losing a 10th straight game on Saturday afternoon as they take on the Boston Bruins in a matinee matchup. 

The two teams have yet to face each other this season, and after dealing with injuries all season, unfortunately for the Flyers, the B's might be fully healthy today. However there's still one major thing today that can work in the Flyers favour, the team is scoring goals and Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask who's getting the start, has been having no problem letting them in. 

The Flyers will rely on captain Claude Giroux who's riding a five game point streak (2 goals, 5 assists) which ties him for the longest active streak in the league. Last year, Giroux had four points in three games against the Bruins. 

As mentioned, a loss today would match the longest losing streak in franchise history which the team has done twice, once in 2006 and once in 2008. 

Not yet confirmed, Brian Elliott is expected to get the start. 

Here's a look at today's probable lineups:

Probable Flyers Lineup

FORWARDS

Claude Giroux - Sean Couturier - Jakub Voracek

Danick Martel - Nolan Patrick - Wayne Simmonds

Michael Raffl - Valtteri Filppula - Travis Konecny

Jori Lehtera - Scott Laughton - Dale Weise

DEFENSIVE PAIRINGS

Ivan Provorov - Andrew MacDonald

Shayne Gostisbehere - Robert Hagg

Travis Sanheim - Brandon Manning

GOALTENDER

Brian Elliott

Probable Bruins Lineup

FORWARDS

Brad Marchand - Patrice Bergeron - Anders Bjork

Danton Heinen - David Krejci - David Pastrnak

Frank Vatrano - Ryan Spooner - David Backes

Tim Schaller - Riley Nash - Noel Acciari

DEFENSIVE PAIRINGS

Zdeno Chara - Charlie McAvoy

Torey Krug - Brandon Carlo

Matt Grzcelyk - Kevan Miller

GOALTENDER

Tuukka Rask



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