The Flyers first week on home ice in the 2023-24 regular season produced two wins in rather convincing fashion. On Saturday night, a quick two-game road trip to face the two teams that met in the Western Conference Final last season begins.

The Dallas Stars play host to the Flyers on Saturday night, looking to continue a solid start to their season.

Game time is 8 p.m.

Team Leaders

Philadelphia FlyersGPGAPDallas StarsGPGAP
Travis Konecny4325Joe Pavelski3213
Sean Couturier4134Miro Heiskanen3123
Cam Atkinson4303Roope Hintz2112
Scott Laughton4033Tyler Seguin3022
Travis Sanheim4033Jamie Benn3101

Flyers Stars Players to Watch

Cam Atkinson continued his hot start to the season with two goals in Thursday's win. He is tied for the team lead in goals through four games.

Roope Hintz has only played in two games so far this season, but has continued to show the solid two-way ability that he has with a goal and an assist and strong defensive play.

Flyers Stars Goalie Matchup

Sam Ersson gets the start for the Flyers and makes his season debut. Ersson appeared in 12 games last season and had six wins with a 3.07 GAA.

Scott Wedgewood gets the start for Dallas. Wedgewood is also making his season debut after appearing in 21 games last season with nine wins and a 2.72 GAA.

Projected Lineups

Flyers Lines

Flyers Scratches: Rasmus Ristolainen (injury), Marc Staal (injury), Morgan Frost (healthy), Carter Hart (healthy)

Stars Lines

Stars Scratches: Joel Hanley (healthy), Sam Steel (healthy)

Lineup Notes

  • Flyers: Marc Staal will be out "weeks" according to John Tortorella after suffering an injury in Thursday's win. Egor Zamula comes back into the lineup with Rasmus Ristolainen remaining out. Morgan Frost is a healthy scratch for the third straight game. Felix Sandstrom will serve as the backup.
  • Stars: No lineup changes for the Stars following their win over Anaheim on Thursday.

Game Notes

  • Power Play: Flyers (5.9% - 28th), Stars (18.2% - 18th)
  • Penalty Kill: Flyers (78.6% - 16th), Stars (100.0% - 1st)
  • Recent History vs. Stars
    • Apr. 6, 2023: Stars 4, Flyers 1 (at DAL)
    • Nov. 13, 2022: Stars 5, Flyers 1 (at PHI)
  • Flyers Leaders vs. Stars
    • Cam Atkinson: 23 GP, 6 G, 5 A, 11 P
    • Travis Konecny: 11 GP, 3 G, 3 A, 6 P
    • Owen Tippett: 7 GP, 1 G, 5 A, 6 P
    • Carter Hart: 4 GP, 1-3-0, 2.54 GAA, .915 SV%
  • Milestone Watch
    • Nick Deslauriers needs three assists to reach 100 for his career.

Where to Watch

  • TV: NBC Sports Philadelphia
  • Radio: Flyers Broadcast Network

Kevin Durso is Flyers insider for 97.3 ESPN. Follow him on social media @Kevin_Durso.

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