It took two weeks, but the Flyers finally re-entered the win column on Saturday night, defeating Columbus, 4-2, to snap a four-game losing streak. Just in time for a nice long road trip.
The Flyers next two games come on the road. After a Black Friday matinee against the Rangers, the Flyers next five games after that will also be on the road, including a West Coast trip.
- Power Play: Flyers (4th, 24th on road), Islanders (15th, 6th at home)
- Penalty Kill: Flyers (30th, 30th on road), Islanders (25th, 27th at home)
- The Flyers posted a 3-0-1 record in the season series in 2013-14, winning 5-2 on Oct. 26, 5-2 again on Nov. 23, claiming a 6-4 win on Jan. 18 before losing in a shootout on Jan. 20, 4-3.
- Milestone Watch: R.J. Umberger needs one assist for 200 in his career.
Flyers scratches: Michael Raffl, Chris VandeVelde, Carlo Colaiacovo, Luke Schenn
Flyers Projected Lineup
Line 1: Brayden Schenn-Claude Giroux-Jake Voracek
Line 2: Wayne Simmonds-Sean Couturier-Matt Read
Line 3: Vincent Lecavalier-Scott Laughton-R.J. Umberger
Line 4: Zac Rinaldo-Pierre-Edouard Bellemare-Jason Akeson
D-Pair 1: Nick Grossmann-Mark Streit
D-Pair 2: Braydon Coburn-Michael Del Zotto
D-Pair 3: Andrew MacDonald-Nick Schultz
Goalie: Steve Mason
Where to Watch
Radio: 93.3 WMMR
Kevin Durso is the Managing Editor for Flyerdelphia. Follow him on twitter @KDursoPhilsNet.