The Flyers were not able to string together back-to-back shootout wins over the weekend, but did get three points out of four, bouncing back from two lopsided efforts against the Islanders and Penguins. It's a step in the right direction for a team that needs to get it going, especially with a busy month ahead against a number of Eastern Conference opponents.

The Carolina Hurricanes come to town on Tuesday night, and after a 5-0-0 start to their season, have since cooled with a 4-4-1 record in the last nine games.

Game time is at 7 p.m.

Team Leaders

Philadelphia FlyersGPGAPCarolina HurricanesGPGAP
Travis Konecny136814Dougie Hamilton1461016
Oskar Lindblom137411Andrei Svechnikov146915
Jake Voracek134711Teuvo Teravainen144812
Sean Couturier13369Erik Haula148311
Claude Giroux 13369Sebastian Aho145510
Player to Watch
11 Travis Konecny20 Sebastian Aho
Last 5 Games: 2 G, 1 A, 3 P, -3Last 5 Games: 3 G, 4 A, 7 P, +3
Travis Konecny has remained at the top of the Flyers point leaders all season as one of the most consistent forwards on the team. His offensive skills have already been on display, and he'll be a focus for another reason on Tuesday, as he will take face-offs on the line with Sean Couturier battling a shoulder strain.
Sebastian Aho is starting to heat up. He scored two goals and had a three-point game against Detroit on Friday and seven of his 10 points on the season have come in the last five games. Against the Flyers, Aho has always been a threat, with six goals and 15 points in 13 career games.
Projected Goalie Matchup
79 Carter Hart34 Petr Mrazek
8 GP, 3-3-1, 3.23 GAA, .867 SV%9 GP, 7-1-1, 2.33 GAA, .915 SV%

Brian Elliott was in for six of the seven goals allowed against the Penguins on Tuesday before being pulled after the second period. Elliott had been playing very well up to that point with wins in three straight starts. He will get the start in the back-end of this back-to-back.

It's been tough to beat Petr Mrazek this season. The former Flyers netminder has seven wins on the season in nine games, including three straight wins entering Tuesday. In that stretch, he has allowed four goals on 93 shots, a .957 save percentage.

Flyers Projected Lineup

Injuries: Nolan Patrick, Scott Laughton

Scratches: Chris Stewart, Robert Hagg

Left WingCenterRight Wing
25 James van Riemsdyk28 Claude Giroux49 Joel Farabee
23 Oskar Lindblom14 Sean Couturier11 Travis Konecny
12 Michael Raffl13 Kevin Hayes93 Jake Voracek
81 Carsen Twarynski50 German Rubtsov18 Tyler Pitlick
9 Ivan Provorov15 Matt Niskanen
53 Shayne Gostisbehere61 Justin Braun
6 Travis Sanheim5 Phil Myers
79 Carter Hart37 Brian Elliott

Lineup Notes

The Flyers lines will be the same as in Saturday's game against Toronto.

Hurricanes Projected Lineup

Injuries: Jordan Martinook, Erik Haula

Left WingCenterRight Wing
21 Nino Niederreiter11 Jordan Staal86 Teuvo Teravainen
37 Andrei Svechnikov20 Sebastian Aho13 Warren Foegele
 18 Ryan Dzingel71 Lucas Wallmark88 Martin Necas
23 Brock McGinn29 Brian Gibbons 
74 Jaccob Slavin19 Dougie Hamilton
51 Jake Gardiner22 Brett Pesce
6 Joel Edmundson57 Trevor van Riemsdyk4 Haydn Fleury
34 Petr Mrazek47 James Reimer

Game Notes

  • Power Play: Flyers (8th), Hurricanes (7th)
  • Penalty Kill: Flyers (T-12th), Hurricanes (16th)
  • Recent History vs. Hurricanes
    • Dec. 31, 2018 - Hurricanes 3, Flyers 1 (at CAR)
    • Jan. 3, 2019 - Hurricanes 5, Flyers 3 (at PHI)
    • March 30, 2019 - Hurricanes 5, Flyers 2 (at CAR)
    • April 6, 2019 - Hurricanes 4, Flyers 3 (at PHI)
  • Flyers Leaders vs. Hurricanes
    • Claude Giroux - 40 GP, 10 G, 27 A, 37 P
    • Shayne Gostisbehere - 16 GP, 4 G, 9 A, 13 P
    • Jake Voracek - 36 GP, 10 G, 19 A, 29 P
    • Sean Couturier - 33 GP, 8 G, 15 A, 23 P
    • Carter Hart - 2 GP, 0-2-0, 5.19 GAA, .816 SV%
  • Milestone Watch
    • Jake Voracek needs one goal to reach 200 for his career.
    • Kevin Hayes needs four goals to reach 100 for his career.

Where to Watch
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic/97.3 ESPN

Kevin Durso is Flyers insider for 97.3 ESPN and Flyers editor for Follow him on Twitter @Kevin_Durso.

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