Matt Read scored his first goal and picked up his first two points of the season in a 2-1 win over the Rangers on Thursday. Photo Courtesy of ESPN.com
With their second win under their belts, the Flyers get the second of two injured forwards back.
Though it had no bearing in the Flyers 2-1 win over the New York Rangers on Thursday, Vincent Lecavalier made his return to the Flyers lineup.
Now, Scott Hartnell, injured the same night as Lecavalier, makes his return to the lineup after Tye McGinn was send down to the Phantoms on Friday.
The Flyers make their way to Long Island for a meeting with the New York Islanders.
Fresh off a win, the Flyers will send Steve Mason in goal once again while the Islanders tab Kevin Poulin.
The Islanders are a good goal-scoring team compared to the Flyers, who have yet to reach three goals in a game. Forwards Matt Moulson and Frans Nielsen have six goals apiece, the same number as the Flyers entire forward group.
The Flyers also can’t forget about talented goal scorers in Michael Grabner, John Tavares and Kyle Okposo.
On Thursday, Matt Read helped the Flyers win with a goal and an assist while snapping his pointless drought. Hartnell also has yet to record a point on the season, and should be hungry for his first point.
Also look out for Mark Streit, a former Islander captain, against his former team.
Flyers Scratches: Hal Gill, Andrej Meszaros, Adam Hall
Flyers Projected Lineup
Line 1: Michael Raffl-Claude Giroux-Vincent
Line 2: Matt Read-Sean Couturier-Wayne Simmonds
Line 3: Scott Hartnell-Brayden Schenn-Jake Voracek
Line 4: Zac Rinaldo-Max Talbot-Jay Rosehill
D-Pair 1: Kimmo Timonen-Erik Gustafsson
D-Pair 2: Nick Grossmann-Braydon Coburn
D-Pair 3: Mark Streit-Luke Schenn
Goalie: Steve Mason