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Anaheim Ducks vs Philadelphia Flyers

FLYERS PROJECTED LINEUP

Forwards
28-Claude Giroux, 14-Sean Couturier, 93-Jake Voracek
40-Jordan Weal, 51-Valtteri Filppula, 17-Wayne Simmonds
15-Jori Lehtera, 19-Nolan Patrick, 11-Travis Konecny
20-Taylor Leier, 21-Scott Laughton, 12-Michael Raffl
Defensemen
9-Ivan Provorov & Eight-Robert Hagg
53-Shayne Gostisbehere & Three-Radko Gudas
23-Brandon Manning & 6-Travis Sanheim
Goalie
37-Brian Elliott
Accidents/Suspensions
D Andrew MacDonald — injured reserve, left knee harm

DUCKS PROJECTED LINEUP

Forwards
37-Nick Ritchie, 15-Ryan Getzlaf, 10-Corey Perry
7-Andrew Cogliano, 67-Rickard Rakell, 33-Jakob Silfverberg
25-Ondrej Kase, 50-Antoine Vermette, 48-Logan Shaw
21-Chris Wagner, 38-Derek Grant, 40-Jared Boll
Defensemen
47-Hampus Lindholm & 42-Josh Manson
23-Francis Beauchemin & 26-Brandon Montour
75-Jaycob Megna & Three-Kevin Bieksa
Goalie
36-John Gibson
Accidents/Suspensions
D Cam Fowler — out indefinitely, "lower-body harm"
RW Patrick Eaves — out indefinitely, Guillain–Barré syndrome
G Ryan Miller — questionable, "upper-body harm"
C Ryan Kesler — injured reserve, hip surgical procedure
D Sami Vatanen — injured reserve, torn labrum
THREE THINGS TO WATCH
1. Lehtera in a brand new spot
Two video games, with enchancment over the course of that 120 minutes, was sufficient for Jori Lehtera to earn himself a spot within the lineup. He sat the primary six video games as a wholesome scratch earlier than an harm to Jordan Weal created a spot for him. Now that he is wholesome, Lehtera remains to be staying in. 
 
“Three issues: his fingers, his head and his heaviness,” Dave Hakstol mentioned. “He’s robust on pucks. He’s bought an excellent consciousness of what’s happening round him on the ice and he’s in a position to make performs. I discover, particularly in small areas, he’s participant alongside the wall down low, tight, quick kind of areas he does job and he definitely provides one thing to our crew with these skills.”
2. Prime pair for Flyers
Within the absence of Andrew MacDonald, Ivan Provorov wanted a brand new companion on the highest protection pairing for the Flyers and Robert Hagg will get the primary crack at it. He was on the Flyers' simplest pair, with Shayne Gostisbehere, however will play Tuesday with Provorov. 
After all it’s the highest pairing, however it’s a enjoyable expertise to see the way it’s going to be,” mentioned Hagg, who was a shutdown defenseman with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms final season. “Hopefully going up towards (Ryan) Getzlaf and (Corey) Perry (Tuesday) and shut these guys down. That will be enjoyable.”
Three. Goalie matchup
It could seem, based mostly on Monday's follow, that Brian Elliott will return in objective for the Flyers. He has a 2-7-Three profession report towards the Geese with a Three.10 goals-against common and .886 save proportion, his worst save proportion towards any crew within the NHL.
John Gibson is the probably starter for Anaheim. He has a Three-Zero-1 report in 4 profession video games towards the Flyers with a 2.48 goals-against common and .928 save proportion.
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