Flyers-Blue Jackets: Game 25 Preview
The Flyers returned to the win column on Monday night with a regulation win, holding on for a 2-1 win over Vancouver. That brought their November record to 7-2-4, a total of 18 points in the month, which is tied for second in the NHL.
The Flyers look to go into a brief break for Thanksgiving on a high note, traveling to Columbus to face the Blue Jackets on Wednesday night.
Game time is at 7 p.m.
|Philadelphia Flyers||GP||G||A||P||Columbus Blue Jackets||GP||G||A||P|
|Travis Konecny||24||8||15||23||Pierre-Luc Dubois||23||10||7||17|
|Sean Couturier||24||7||11||18||Zach Werenski||23||6||9||15|
|Claude Giroux||24||7||10||17||Gustav Nyquist||23||4||10||14|
|Oskar Lindblom||24||9||7||16||Cam Atkinson||23||4||10||14|
|Jake Voracek||24||6||10||16||Seth Jones||23||2||11||13|
|Player to Watch|
|93 Jake Voracek||3 Seth Jones|
|Last 5 Games: 2 G, 1 A, 3 P, +3||Last 5 Games: 1 G, 3 A, 4 P, +1|
|Projected Goalie Matchup|
|37 Brian Elliott||70 Joonas Korpisalo|
|12 GP, 5-2-2, 2.75 GAA, .913 SV%||18 GP, 10-7-1, 2.86 GAA, .902 SV%|
Brian Elliott gets back in the net for the Flyers on Wednesday night. Elliott shook off a rough start on his way to a 33-save win over Carolina in his last start. This will be Elliott's fifth start of the month. Elliott also made 22 saves in a win over Columbus on Oct. 26.
Joonas Korpisalo has been on quite a roll of late. On Monday, he shut out the Ottawa Senators, making 25 saves in a 1-0 win, extending his personal winning streak to four games. He has allowed eight goals over the four-game streak.
Flyers Projected Lineup
Injuries: Nolan Patrick
Scratches: Chris Stewart, Shayne Gostisbehere
|Left Wing||Center||Right Wing|
|23 Oskar Lindblom||14 Sean Couturier||93 Jake Voracek|
|28 Claude Giroux||48 Morgan Frost||11 Travis Konecny|
|49 Joel Farabee||13 Kevin Hayes||21 Scott Laughton|
|25 James van Riemsdyk||12 Michael Raffl||18 Tyler Pitlick|
|9 Ivan Provorov||15 Matt Niskanen|
|6 Travis Sanheim||61 Justin Braun|
|8 Robert Hagg||5 Phil Myers|
|37 Brian Elliott||79 Carter Hart|
No changes for the Flyers lineup for Wednesday's game. Shayne Gostisbehere sits out for the third straight game.
Blue Jackets Projected Lineup
Injuries: Brandon Dubinsky, Markus Nutivaara, Kole Sherwood
Scratches: Scott Harrington, Riley Nash
|Left Wing||Center||Right Wing|
|22 Sonny Milano||18 Pierre-Luc Dubois||52 Emil Bemstrom|
|71 Nick Foligno||42 Alexandre Texier||13 Cam Atkinson|
|14 Gustav Nyquist||38 Boone Jenner||28 Oliver Bjorkstrand|
|50 Eric Robinson||10 Alexander Wennberg||77 Josh Anderson|
|8 Zach Werenski||3 Seth Jones|
|27 Ryan Murray||58 David Savard|
|44 Vladislav Gavrikov||46 Dean Kukan|
|70 Joonas Korpisalo||90 Elvis Merzlikins|
- Power Play: Flyers (T-11th), Blue Jackets (T-13th)
- Penalty Kill: Flyers (3rd), Blue Jackets (T-19th)
- Recent History vs. Blue Jackets
- Oct. 18, 2018 - Blue Jackets 6, Flyers 3 (at CBJ)
- Dec. 6, 2018 - Blue Jackets 4, Flyers 3 (F/OT) (at PHI)
- Dec. 22, 2018 - Blue Jackets 4, Flyers 3 (at PHI)
- Feb. 28, 2019 - Blue Jackets 4, Flyers 3 (F/OT) (at CBJ)
- Oct. 26, 2019 - Flyers 7, Blue Jackets 4 (at PHI)
- Flyers Leaders vs. Blue Jackets
- Claude Giroux - 30 GP, 9 G, 20 A, 29 P
- Travis Konecny - 12 GP, 4 G, 7 A, 11 P
- James van Riemsdyk - 20 GP, 10 G, 8 A, 18 P
- Jake Voracek - 26 GP, 7 G, 15 A, 22 P
- Brian Elliott - 13 GP, 7-3-3, 2.53 GAA, .909 SV%
- Milestone Watch
- James van Riemsdyk will play in his 700th NHL game tonight.
- Kevin Hayes needs two goals to reach 100 for his career.
Where to Watch
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia+
Radio: 93.3 WMMR