Predators @ Flyers Preview (Game 49)

The Nashville Predators (20-21-7) will hit the road again on Thursday to play the Philadelphia Flyers(24-19-4) for the second and final time of the regular season.   

 

TV/RADIO COVERAGE

Nashville: 102.5 The Game, FS-TN

Philadelphia: CSN-PH

Live Stream:  http://livetv.sx/en/eventinfo/195645_nashville_philadelphia/

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SEASON SERIES

This is the second and final meeting of the regular season.  The Flyers defeated the Predators 3-2 in overtime on November 30th at Bridgestone Arena.

LINE UP NEWS

Starting Goaltenders:

Name

W

L

OT

GAA

SV%

Steve Mason

19

11

4

2.47

.917

Marek Mazanec

8

10

4

2.80

.902

Nashville Injuries: G Pekka Rinne (IR,Hip)

Philadelphia Injuries: F Zac Rinaldo (IR; ankle), F Scott Hartnell (day to day; lower body injury)

Projected Nashville Scratches: D Victor Bartley

Projected Philadelphia Scratches: F Steve Downie, D Hal Gill, D Erik Gustafsson

PROJECTED LINES

Nashville


Wilson – Fisher – Hornqvist

Bourque – Legwand – Smith

Nystrom – Cullen – Spaling

Clune – Gaustad – Stalberg

Josi – Weber

Jones – Ekholm

Klein – Ellis

Mazanec

Dubnyk

 

Philadelphia

Raffl – Giroux – Voracek

Hartnell – Schenn – Simmonds

Read – Couturier – Lecavalier

Rosehill – Van de Velde – Hall

Timonen – Coburn

Streit – Grossmann

Schenn – Meszaros

Mason

Emery


PLAYERS TO WATCH

Nashville:   F David Legwand had a big night Tuesday.  His Three assists against Calgary was his second three point game this season

Philadelphia: F Wayne Simmonds is on Fire.  He has ten goals and seven assists in his past 14 games.

 

Who scores the first goal of the game for Predators? Win a Preds player t-shirt, info here.

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