The Flyers return from the All-Star break started with a successful weekend, earning three out of a possible four points against the Penguins and Avalanche.

For several weeks, the Flyers have been playing the league's best teams on a consistent basis. The next two games present an opportunity to earn some points against some of the league's worst teams.

It starts on Monday night with a game in Detroit against the last-place Red Wings.

Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Team Leaders

Philadelphia FlyersGPGAPDetroit Red WingsGPGAP
Sean Couturier52133346Dylan Larkin53132437
Travis Konecny49172744Tyler Bertuzzi53171936
Jake Voracek52112940Robby Fabbri45121426
Claude Giroux52132235Filip Hronek5191726
Kevin Hayes 52161531Anthony Mantha29121224
Player to Watch
49 Joel Farabee59 Tyler Bertuzzi
Last 5 Games: 4 G, 2 A, 6 P, +4Last 5 Games: 1 G, 1 A, 2 P, -3
Joel Farabee has been one of the best on the Flyers of late with six points in his last five games. He kept his hot streak going in Saturday with the first multi-goal and multi-point game of his career.
Tyler Bertuzzi leads the Red Wings with 17 goals this season and was their only All-Star. He's due to break out of a slump soon with no points in six of his last seven games.
Projected Goalie Matchup
37 Brian Elliott45 Jonathan Bernier
25 GP, 12-5-4, 2.94 GAA, .901 SV%29 GP, 10-13-2, 2.92 GAA, .907 SV%

Brian Elliott will be back in goal for Monday night's game. Elliott took the loss in overtime in Friday's game in Pittsburgh, making 16 saves on 20 shots. The OT loss snapped a personal three-game winning streak for Elliott.

Jonathan Bernier gets the start for the Red Wings. Bernier made 30 saves on 31 shots in a 1-0 loss to the Rangers on Saturday. Bernier had won his previous two starts before that.

Flyers Projected Lineup

Injuries: Carter Hart (lower right abdominal, out at least seven days), Shayne Gostisbehere (knee, day-to-day), Nolan Patrick (migrane disorder, out indefinitely), Oskar Lindblom (Ewing's sarcoma, out for season)

Left WingCenterRight Wing
25 James van Riemsdyk28 Claude Giroux11 Travis Konecny
49 Joel Farabee14 Sean Couturier93 Jake Voracek
21 Scott Laughton13 Kevin Hayes18 Tyler Pitlick
12 Michael Raffl82 Connor Bunnaman62 Nicolas Aube-Kubel
9 Ivan Provorov15 Matt Niskanen
6 Travis Sanheim5 Phil Myers
8 Robert Hagg61 Justin Braun
37 Brian Elliott34 Alex Lyon

Lineup Notes

No changes to the Flyers lineup from Saturday. Shayne Gostisbehere is expected to return for Thursday night's game against New Jersey. Carter Hart was also on the ice for the morning skate with the rest of the team, but still has a little more recovery time.

Red Wings Projected Lineup

Injuries: Anthony Mantha, Filip Zadina, Frans Nielsen, Mike Green, Danny Dekeyser

Scratches: Jonathan Ericsson

Left WingCenterRight Wing
59 Tyler Bertuzzi71 Dylan Larkin72 Andreas Athanasiou
14 Robby Fabbri51 Valtteri Filppula29 Brendan Perlini
43 Darren Helm41 Luke Glendening73 Adam Erne
8 Justin Abdelkader70 Christoffer Ehn48 Givani Smith
17 Filip Hronek21 Dennis Cholowski
22 Patrik Nemeth3 Alex Biega
83 Trevor Daley74 Madison Bowey
45 Jonathan Bernier35 Jimmy Howard

Game Notes

  • Power Play: Flyers (15th), Red Wings (T-29th)
  • Penalty Kill: Flyers (T-14th), Red Wings (31st)
  • Recent History vs. Red Wings
    • Dec. 18, 2018 - Flyers 3, Red Wings 2 (at PHI)
    • Feb. 16, 2019 - Flyers 6, Red Wings 5 (F/OT) (at PHI)
    • Feb. 17, 2019 - Flyers 3, RedWings 1 (at DET)
    • Nov. 29, 2019 - Flyers 6, Red Wings 1 (at PHI)
  • Flyers Leaders vs. Red Wings
    • Claude Giroux - 24 GP, 7 G, 19 A, 26 P
    • Sean Couturier - 20 GP, 7 G, 11 A, 18 P
    • Jake Voracek - 37 GP, 7 G, 21 A, 28 P
    • Brian Elliott - 7-6-2, 2.36 GAA, .918 SV%
  • Milestone Watch
    • Claude Giroux needs three points to reach 800 for his career.

Where to Watch
TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia+
Radio: 93.3 WMMR

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

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