Flyers Vs. Blues Game Preview; Lineups, Highlights, Key Players, How To Watch.

The Philadelphia Flyers are coming off 3 straight loses after a crazy end to March, picking up 5 wins in 7 games. Their latest loss coming from the Penguins, in a not so close 4-2 game. As the Flyers were shutout until the 3rd period. Deslauriers and Konecny where the 2 goal scorers in the game, as TK has 2 goals in his first to games back.

Carter Hart is still day-to-day but did travel with the team to St Louis. Samuel Ersson will be in net tonight for the Flyers.

The Flyers now flip the page over to the Blues for only their second and last meeting of the season. The Flyers won the first game on November 8, 5-1. Felix Sandström got the start and earned his first NHL win.

Speaking of firsts. The Flyers have recalled defenseman Ronnie Attard from the Phantoms (AHL). He is set to make his season debut tonight for the Flyers against the Blues. In 64 games Attard has 30 points with 11 goals and 19 assists with the Phantoms.

John Tortorella will sit this game out again, as he will be watching this game again from the press box. Rocky Thompson will stand behind the Flyers bench tonight as acting Head Coach as they take on the Blues, marking one of the only times two First Nations coaches have faced off against each other in the NHL.

Team Comparisons:

Flyers 29-34-13 | 71 points
Blues 35-35-7 | 77 points

Team Stats:
Flyers Blues
15.7 (32nd) | 19.7 (22nd) PP%
75.1 (25th) | 73.1 (29th) PK%
45.9 (29th) | 48.8 (21st) FO%
2.70 (29th) | 3.22 (15th) GF/GP
3.32 (22nd) | 3.67 (28th) GA/GP

Key Players - Last 5 Games:

M. Frost 4g | J. Kyrou 5g
J. Farabee 3a | B. Schenn 6a
M. Frost 6pts | J. Faulk 7pts
I. Provorov 4 +/- | J. Faulk 5 +/-

Win Probability:

Flyers 42.5% | Blues 57.5%

Projected Goalie Matchup and Lineups:

Samuel Ersson 6-2-0, 3.07 GAA, .899 SV%.

Jordan Binnington 25-25-6, 3.39 GAA, .891 SV%.

Projected Lineup: Philadelphia Flyers

Farabee – Cates – Allison
Konecny – Frost – Tippett
JVR – Hayes – Laughton
Deslauriers – Lemieux

Provorov – York
Sanheim – Ristolainen
Seeler – DeAngelo Attard


Ronnie Attard will play. His role will be determined by whether Rasmus Ristolainen plays. He’s a game time decision. That will also determine if it’s 11F/7D or 12F/6D.

Scratched: Tanner Laczynski, Kieffer Bellows, Justin Braun

Injured: Cam Atkinson (out for season), Sean Couturier (back), Ryan Ellis (long term), Carter Hart (DTD), Rasmus Ristolainen (game time decision)

Projected Lineup: St. Louis Blues

Saad – Schenn – Vrana
Blais – Kapanen – Kyrou
Neighbours – Brown – Leivo
Toropchenko- Walker – Pitlick

Leddy – Parayko
Krug – Faulk
Rosen – Kessel


Injured: Robert Thomas (DTD), Pavel Buchnevich (DTD), Marco Scandella (DTD)

How To Watch:

TV: USA – NBC Sports Philadelphia, ET/ESPN+, Hulu. CAN – ESPN+, and Sportsnet. Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic.

By: Dylan H. Robillard (@DylanRobillard_) 17 year old Graphic Designer & Writer Instagram: @dyl2creative

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