The Philadelphia Flyers (11-14-6) are set to begin an eight game road trip. The first stop is the Air Canada Center for a tilt with the Toronto Maple Leafs (19-10-3). This is the first of three meetings between the two clubs and first of two in Toronto. Game time is 7:00.
Flyers goalie Steve Mason had to be helped off the ice during practice today. The injury occured towards the end of the session after Mason made a save. There is no word yet on what the injury is or the severity of the injury.
The Edmonton Oilers decided earlier this week they needed a change. Craig MacTavish made the decision to let head coach Dallas Eakins go this week. Eakins was hired at the start of last season and his tenure has ended after just 112 games.