The Flyers first game against a Metropolitan Division team in over two weeks was a thrilling comeback win over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. Less than 24 hours later, the Flyers are back on the ice for another divisional matchup.

The team traveled to Long Island to face the New York Islanders on Sunday night at 7 p.m., looking to extend their winning streak to four games.

Team Leaders

Philadelphia FlyersGPGAPNew York IslandersGPGAP
Travis Konecny95712Brock Nelson10459
Oskar Lindblom9527Josh Bailey10448
Jake Voracek9347Mathew Barzal10448
Ivan Provorov9257Devon Toews10257
Kevin Hayes 9426Anthony Beauvillier10246
Player to Watch
25 James van Riemsdyk12 Josh Bailey
Last 5 Games: 3 G, 2 A, 5 P, +2Last 5 Games: 2 G, 2 A, 4 P, E
After being held without a point for the first seven games of the season, James van Riemsdyk is heating up with three goals and two assists in the last two games.
Josh Bailey has a pair of two-point games in the last four games for the Islanders. He also has good career numbers against the Flyers with eight goals and 25 points in his career.
Projected Goalie Matchup
79 Carter Hart40 Semyon Varlamov
5 GP, 2-2-1, 2.59 GAA, .890 SV%5 GP, 3-2-0, 2.43 GAA, .921 SV%

Carter Hart gets back in goal for the first time since last Saturday, his second straight regulation loss. He allowed three goals on 15 shots to Dallas just three nights after allowing four goals on 14 shots to Edmonton before being pulled.

The Islanders have been rolling with Semyon Varlamov a lot lately and will continue to do so on Sunday. Varlamov has wins in the last three starts, allowing two goals or less in each.

Flyers Projected Lineup

Injuries: Nolan Patrick, Scott Laughton

Scratches: Sam Morin

Left WingCenterRight Wing
25 James van Riemsdyk28 Claude Giroux93 Jake Voracek
23 Oskar Lindblom14 Sean Couturier11 Travis Konecny
12 Michael Raffl13 Kevin Hayes49 Joel Farabee
18 Tyler Pitlick24 Mikhail Vorobyev44 Chris Stewart
9 Ivan Provorov15 Matt Niskanen
6 Travis Sanheim61 Justin Braun
53 Shayne Gostisbehere8 Robert Hagg
79 Carter Hart37 Brian Elliott

Lineup Notes

The only change to the lineup is the addition of Tyler Pitlick, who comes back into the lineup for the injured Scott Laughton.

Islanders Projected Lineup

Injuries: Andrew Ladd, Jordan Eberle, Tom Kuhnhackl, Matt Martin

Scratches: Noah Dobson

Left WingCenterRight Wing
27 Anders Lee13 Mathew Barzal12 Josh Bailey
18 Anthony Beauvillier29 Brock Nelson10 Derick Brassard
 32 Ross Johnston34 Cole Bardreau26 Oliver Wahlstrom
28 Michael Dal Colle53 Casey Cizikas 15 Cal Clutterbuck
3 Adam Pelech6 Ryan Pulock
2 Nick Leddy55 Johnny Boychuk
25 Devon Toews24 Scott Mayfield
40 Semyon Varlamov1 Thomas Greiss

Game Notes

  • Power Play: Flyers (5th), Islanders (T-2nd)
  • Penalty Kill: Flyers (12th), Islanders (21st)
  • Recent History vs. Islanders
    • Oct. 27, 2018 - Islanders 6, Flyers 1 (at PHI)
    • March 3, 2019 - Flyers 4, Islanders 1 (at NYI)
    • March 9, 2019 - Flyers 5, Islanders 2 (at NYI)
    • March 23, 2019 - Islanders 4, Flyers 2 (at PHI)
  • Flyers Leaders vs. Islanders
    • Claude Giroux - 49 GP, 17 G, 36 A, 53 P
    • Shayne Gostisbehere - 16 GP, 3 G, 10 A, 13 P
    • Jake Voracek - 39 GP, 5 G, 26 A, 31 P
    • James van Riemsdyk - 34 GP, 11 G, 15 A, 26 P
    • Sean Couturier - 34 GP, 8 G, 17 A, 25 P
  • Milestone Watch
    • Jake Voracek needs two goals 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

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

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