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We've got the Florida Panthers taking on the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL in this one. The Philadelphia Flyers are coming off a 4-2 win over the Nashville Predators on Sunday. The Philadelphia Flyers received two goals from Wayne Simmonds. Michael Raffl scored once for the Philadelphia Flyers. Michael Raffl is in the top five in points for his team this year. Chris VandeVelde scored in the third period. Claude Giroux had an assist. Hopefully, playing on back-to-back nights will not be an issue for Florida Panthers. The Philadelphia Flyers last played on Sunday.
Steve Mason is expected to get the call here. He is 9-8-3 on the year with a 2.76 GAA. He last played on Sunday and put together a 0.938 save percentage. In Steve Mason's last 5 appearances, he has posted a 0.927 save percentage.
James Reimer should start in net for this game. He is 3-4-1 on the year with a 3.05 GAA. In his latest game, he was poor, allowing 3 goals.
The Philadelphia Flyers have been excellent at home, posting a 8-5-2 record. The Florida Panthers have gone 5-7-2 on the road. The Philadelphia Flyers have gone 5-7 when playing Eastern-Atlantic opponents this season. The Florida Panthers have gone 6-6 when playing Eastern-Metropolitan opponents this season. The Philadelphia Flyers are 5-8 when playing a team with a winning record.
Playing on the road is always tough, but we like the chances that the Florida Panthers have with this match-up.
Game Time: 7:05 PM ET
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