The Flyers have earned points in eight of nine games played this month, but only two in the last three games as part of a three-game losing streak. Saturday night's 4-3 shootout loss to the Islanders after leading 3-0 is a tough pill to swallow.

The Flyers get back on the ice on Tuesday night, starting a brief two-game road trip. They face the Florida Panthers, who have won three of their last four games and bring a high-power offensive attack.

Game time is at 7 p.m.

Team Leaders

Philadelphia FlyersGPGAPFlorida PanthersGPGAP
Travis Konecny2081119Jonathan Huberdeau2091827
Oskar Lindblom209716Aleksander Barkov2061925
Sean Couturier206915Evgenii Dadonov2010818
Claude Giroux205813Keith Yandle2021618
Jake Voracek 204913Mike Hoffman208715
Player to Watch
48 Morgan Frost16 Aleksander Barkov
Last 5 Games: N/ALast 5 Games: 3 G, 3 A, 6 P, +3
Morgan Frost makes his NHL debut on Tuesday night and all eyes are sure to be on the 20-year-old prospect. He's playing with two pretty good linemates too, Claude Giroux and Travis Konecny, which should give him the opportunity to be productive early in his career.
The skillful center Aleksander Barkov is always an offensive threat, but also one of the best two-way forwards in the game. Barkov has been productive all season, but he's especially started to pick things up in the goal scoring department with three of his six goals this season coming in the last five games.
Projected Goalie Matchup
79 Carter Hart72 Sergei Bobrovsky
13 GP, 6-4-2, 2.50 GAA, .903 SV%17 GP, 7-4-4, 3.53 GAA, .882 SV%

Carter Hart gets back in goal for the Flyers after suffering a hard-luck loss to the Ottawa Senators on Friday. Hart was excellent against Washington and looked solid in Ottawa as well, but allowed two goals in the second period. Even with two defeats in the last week, Hart has brought his other numbers back up with a string of successful starts.

It's been a different start to the season for Sergei Bobrovsky. The elite netminder has struggled to start the season with just seven wins in 17 games played and an uncharacteristically high 3.53 GAA. Despite posting a 22-save shutout against Detroit on Nov. 2, Bobrovsky has allowed at least two goals in every other start this season, including at least three in five of his last seven starts. Bobrovsky does always get up to face his former team. Against the Flyers, he has a 14-3-1 record with a 2.14 GAA and .927 save percentage in 18 games.

Flyers Projected Lineup

Injuries: Nolan Patrick, Scott Laughton

Scratches: Chris Stewart, Robert Hagg

Left WingCenterRight Wing
23 Oskar Lindblom14 Sean Couturier49 Joel Farabee
28 Claude Giroux48 Morgan Frost11 Travis Konecny
25 James van Riemsdyk13 Kevin Hayes93 Jake Voracek
10 Andy Andreoff12 Michael Raffl18 Tyler Pitlick
9 Ivan Provorov15 Matt Niskanen
53 Shayne Gostisbehere61 Justin Braun
6 Travis Sanheim5 Phil Myers
79 Carter Hart37 Brian Elliott

Lineup Notes

Frost joins the lineup on a line with Giroux and Konecny. Matt Niskanen was a game-time decision on Saturday, but played. He took a maintenance day on Monday and figures to be a game-time decision again for Tuesday's game.

Panthers Projected Lineup

Injuries: Jayce Hawryluk, Mackenzie Weeger

Scratches: Dryden Hunt

Left WingCenterRight Wing
11 Jonathan Huberdeau16 Aleksander Barkov63 Evgenii Dadonov
9 Brian Boyle21 Vincent Trocheck10 Brett Connolly
77 Frank Vatrano62 Denis Malgin68 Mike Hoffman
14 Dominic Toninato55 Noel Acciari 7 Colton Sceviour
3 Keith Yandle5 Aaron Ekblad
19 Michael Matheson6 Anton Stralman
13 Mark Pysyk2 Josh Brown
72 Sergei Bobrovsky33 Samuel Montembeault

Game Notes

  • Power Play: Flyers (13th), Panthers (4th)
  • Penalty Kill: Flyers (8th), Panthers (14th)
  • Recent History vs. Panthers
    • Oct. 16, 2018 - Flyers 6, Panthers 5 (F/SO) (at PHI)
    • Nov. 13, 2018 - Panthers 2, Flyers 1 (at PHI)
    • Dec. 29, 2018 - Panthers 2, Flyers 1 (at FLA)
  • Flyers Leaders vs. Panthers
    • Shayne Gostisbehere - 10 GP, 3 G, 4 A, 7 P
    • Claude Giroux - 37 GP, 9 G, 15 A, 24 P
    • Travis Konecny - 8 GP, 1 G, 4 A, 5 P
    • Carter Hart - 1 GP, 0-1-0, 2.03 GAA, .944 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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