Both the Flyers and Rangers entered Friday's game on hot streak, but the Flyers were the team that was able to extend their winning streak, matching a season high with five straight victories.

They have the chance to extend that streak to six games on Sunday afternoon, as they once again face the Rangers, this time on the road.

Game time is 12 p.m.

Team Leaders

Philadelphia FlyersGPGAPNew York RangersGPGAP
Travis Konecny61223658Artemi Panarin63325688
Sean Couturier64203757Mika Zibanejad51303262
Jake Voracek64123850Ryan Strome64184058
Claude Giroux64193049Tony DeAngelo62133447
James van Riemsdyk 64192140Chris Kreider63242145
Player to Watch
28 Claude Giroux17 Jesper Fast
Last 5 Games: 3 G, 2 A, 5 P, ELast 5 Games: 4 G, 0 A, 4 P, +1
Claude Giroux has really been stringing together the points lately. Giroux had two goals in Friday's win and has scored six goals and added eight assists in the last 10 games. Look for the Flyers captain to be a key presence once again.
The Rangers have scored three goals in the two games against the Flyers this season and Jesper Fast has two of them. Fast has four goals in his last five games after going 14 straight games without a goal.
Projected Goalie Matchup
79 Carter Hart30 Henrik Lundqvist
39 GP, 21-12-3, 2.49 GAA, .910 SV%28 GP, 10-11-3, 3.11 GAA, .907 SV%

Carter Hart made 26 saves in Friday's win and will be back in the net again on Sunday. Hart has won four straight starts, all at home, and has wins in both starts against the Rangers this season.

It has been nearly a month since Henrik Lundqvist got a start in goal, but he will be in for the game on Sunday against the Flyers. Lundqvist was in goal and allowed five goals on 30 shots in a loss to the Flyers on Dec. 23. He has lost three of his previous four starts.

Flyers Projected Lineup

Injuries: Nolan Patrick (migrane disorder, out indefinitely), Oskar Lindblom (Ewing's sarcoma, out for season)

Scratches: Joel Farabee, Shayne Gostisbehere

Left WingCenterRight Wing
28 Claude Giroux14 Sean Couturier93 Jake Voracek
21 Scott Laughton13 Kevin Hayes11 Travis Konecny
25 James van Riemsdyk38 Derek Grant18 Tyler Pitlick
12 Michael Raffl44 Nate Thompson62 Nicolas Aube-Kubel
Defense
9 Ivan Provorov15 Matt Niskanen
6 Travis Sanheim5 Phil Myers
8 Robert Hagg61 Justin Braun
Goalie
79 Carter Hart37 Brian Elliott

Lineup Notes

Joel Farabee was called up late on Saturday and the reasoning behind that is due to an illness that is affecting Sean Couturier. Couturier is a game-time decision, so Farabee could slot in if he is not able to play.

Rangers Projected Lineup

Injuries: Chris Kreider, Igor Shesterkin, Michael Haley

Left WingCenterRight Wing
33 Phil Di Giuseppe93 Mika Zibanejad89 Pavel Buchnevich
10 Artemi Panarin16 Ryan Strome17 Jesper Fast
21 Brett Howden72 Filip Chytil24 Kaapo Kakko
48 Brendan Lemieux14 Greg McKegg12 Julien Gauthier
Defense
42 Brendan Smith8 Jacob Trouba
55 Ryan Lindgren23 Adam Fox
18 Marc Staal77 Tony DeAngelo
Goalie
30 Henrik Lundqvist40 Alexandar Georgiev

Game Notes

  • Power Play: Flyers (13th), Rangers (7th)
  • Penalty Kill: Flyers (7th), Rangers (18th)
  • Recent History vs. Rangers
    • Nov. 23, 2018 - Flyers 4, Rangers 0 (at PHI)
    • Dec. 23, 2018 - Flyers 3, Rangers 2 (F/SO) (at NYR)
    • Jan. 29, 2019 - Flyers 1, Rangers 0 (at NYR)
    • March 31, 2019 - Rangers 3, Flyers 0 (at PHI)
    • Dec. 23, 2019 - Flyers 5, Rangers 1 (at PHI)
    • Feb. 28, 2020 - Flyers 5, Rangers 2 (at PHI)
  • Flyers Leaders vs. Rangers
    • Claude Giroux - 55 GP, 12 G, 39 A, 51 P
    • Jake Voracek - 41 GP, 13 G, 21 A, 34 P
    • Travis Konecny - 14 GP, 4 G, 6 A, 10 P
    • Carter Hart - 2 GP, 2-1-0, 2.00 GAA, .932 SV%

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

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