Philadelphia Flyers 57 pts (24-19-9)

@

Carolina Hurricanes 56 pts (24-21-8)

7 p.m. ET

PNC Arena – Raleigh, NC

TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia

Radio: 93.3 FM WMMR


Season Series/Schedule

Date     Game               GWG

2/6     PHI @ CAR                                                                                                                                   

3/1     CAR @ PHI                                                                                                                                   

3/17   PHI @ CAR                                                                                                                                   

4/5     CAR @ PHI                                                                                                                                   


Team Leaders

Flyers                                                    Hurricanes

Jakub Voracek, 60          Points         Teuvo Teravainen, 41

Sean Couturier, 27          Goals          Sebastian Aho, 19

Jakub Voracek, 50          Assists        Teuvo Teravainen, 28


The Flyers will get their first look at the Carolina Hurricanes tonight. These two teams will get very familiar with each other as they will play four times over the last 30 games of the season.  All four of those games will be very important as the two teams are separated by just a single point.

Dave Hakstol has made a change to his bottom six after Saturday’s overtime loss versus the Ottawa Senators.  Taylor Leier, who was just reinserted into the lineup on Saturday, will play on the third line tonight.  Michael Raffl will be demoted to fourth line duty.

Brian Elliott is expected to return to the Flyers net tonight.  This will be Elliott’s first game action since beating the Detroit Red Wings on January 23.

The Hurricanes are coming off a 3-1 loss to the San Jose Sharks on Sunday that caused head coach Bill Peters to call out his team’s effort during his postgame press conference.  Carolina is struggling to score lately as they have one or zero even strength goals in nine of their last 13 games.


Probable Flyers Lineup

FORWARDS

Claude Giroux - Sean Couturier - Travis Konecny

Jakub Voracek - Nolan Patrick - Wayne Simmonds

Jordan Weal - Scott Laughton - Taylor Leier

Michael Raffl - Valtteri Filppula - Jori Lehtera

DEFENSIVE PAIRINGS

Ivan Provorov - Shayne Gostisbehere

Robert Hagg - Andrew MacDonald

Brandon Manning - Radko Gudas

GOALTENDER

Brian Elliott (19-11-7, 2.77 GAA, .908 save %, 0 SO)

INJURY REPORT

None


Probable Hurricanes Lineup

FORWARDS

Sebastian Aho - Jordan Staal - Teuvo Teravainen

Brock McGinn - Victor Rask - Justin Williams

Jeff Skinner - Elias Lindholm - Phil Di Giuseppe

Joakim Nordstrom - Derek Ryan - Lee Stempniak

DEFENSIVE PAIRINGS

Jaccob Slavin - Brett Pesce

Klas Dahlbeck - Justin Faulk

Noah Hanifin - Trevor van Riemsdyk

GOALTENDER

Cam Ward (15-7-2, 2.68 GAA, .909 save %, 2 SO)

INJURY REPORT

None

Source: lineups via Daily Faceoff & Left Wing Lock
Image Credit: USA Today