Flyers-Rangers Preview: In the Midst of Another Losing Streak
The final month of the season is underway, and the Flyers kicked things off in April with another loss, bringing their current losing streak to four games.
The team gets back on the ice on Sunday night, facing off against the New York Rangers.
Game time is 7 p.m.
|Philadelphia Flyers||GP||G||A||P||New York Rangers||GP||G||A||P|
|Cam Atkinson||68||23||27||50||Artemi Panarin||64||18||62||80|
|Travis Konecny||65||12||31||43||Mika Zibanejad||69||26||44||70|
|Joel Farabee||50||15||17||32||Adam Fox||66||10||56||66|
|James van Riemsdyk||68||17||13||30||Chris Kreider||69||46||19||65|
|Scott Laughton||54||11||17||28||Ryan Strome||62||15||30||45|
Joel Farabee continues to get a look at center and has kept up his scoring of late, sitting at 15 goals and 32 points on the season in 50 games.
Chris Kreider continues to make strides to reaching the 50-goal mark. Kreider is currently at 46 goals and has four in the last five games.
Martin Jones gets the start for the Flyers. Jones allowed four goals on 37 shots in a loss to Minnesota on Tuesday in his last start.
Igor Shesterkin is expected to get the start for the Rangers. Shesterkin is having an excellent season, with 32 wins in 45 starts. Shesterkin took the loss to the Islanders in his last start, allowing three goals on 18 shots.
Flyers Scratches: Scott Laughton (injury), Nick Seeler (injury), Hayden Hodgson (healthy), Kevin Connauton (healthy)
Rangers Scratches: Kaapo Kakko (injury), Kevin Rooney (injury), Libor Hajek (healthy), Justin Braun (healthy), Jonny Brodzinski (healthy), Dryden Hunt (healthy), Greg McKegg (healthy)
- Flyers: Nick Seeler suffered an injury in the third period of Saturday's game against Toronto. It is unlikely he plays, which would mean Keith Yandle comes back into the lineup. No other changes are expected.
- Rangers: Ryan Strome is expected to return after missing three games with an injury. No other changes are expected.
- Power Play: Flyers (32nd), Rangers (2nd)
- Penalty Kill: Flyers (25th), Rangers (11th)
- Recent History vs. Rangers
- Jan. 15, 2022 - Rangers 3, Flyers 2 (at PHI)
- Dec. 1, 2021 - Rangers 4, Flyers 1 (at NYR)
- Flyers Leaders vs. Rangers
- Kevin Hayes - 13 GP, 5 G, 4 A, 9 P
- Travis Konecny - 23 GP, 5 G, 10 A, 15 P
- Patrick Brown - 3 GP, 1 G, 1 A, 2 P
- Martin Jones - 7 GP, 3-3-1, 3.25 GAA, .890 SV%
Where to Watch
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Radio: Flyers Broadcast Network
Kevin Durso is Flyers insider for 97.3 ESPN and Flyers editor for SportsTalkPhilly.com. Follow him on Twitter @Kevin_Durso.
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