The last time the Flyers played a hockey game that counted was March 10 versus the Bruins.
For the very first time in 145 days ever since, the Flyers will take the ice in a significant hockey game.
And what do you understand, it’s versus those NHL-best Bruins.
The fourth-seeded Flyers start what they hope is a thriving run in the NHL’s return-to-play 24- group competition as they open their three-game round-robin slate Sunday versus top-seeded Boston.
For more on the Flyers’ round-robin outlook, click on this link.
Let’s enter the fundamentals for today’s game listed below:
• When: 3 p.m. ET on NBC with Flyers Pregame Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSP
• Where: Scotiabank Arena
• Broadcast: NBC
• Live stream: NBCSportsPhiladelphia com and the NBC Sports MyTeams app
• As constantly, watch on that Flyers depth. It really is the foundation of this 2019-20 group, which is perhaps the NHL’s most enhanced club from last season.
If the Flyers are to beat the Bruins, carry out well throughout the round robin and make sounds in the playoffs, they’ll require the efforts from leading to bottom.
Balance is a crucial active ingredient to the efficiency of head coach Alain Vigneault’s system. For one of the most part, the Flyers got it throughout the routine season, that made the club’s core pieces much better.
” I believe every night we have a line or one person that steps up and gets the huge objective or gets the fantastic play defensively,” Claude Giroux stated Friday in a video interview. “I believe we’re positive whoever’s on the ice, line-matching and all that type of things, we’re quite comfy with everyone in the lineup. When you seem like that, your self-confidence goes greater and you concentrate on your own task and it simply makes your task a lot much easier.”
Specifically in the club’s 2 wins over the Bruins, Philippe Myers had a huge objective, 6 hits and a plus-2 ranking throughout the 3-2 shootout choice onNov 10 in Boston, while Travis Sanheim installed a two-goal efficiency with 5 shots through 25: 32 minutes in the 6-5 shootout choiceJan 13 at the Wells Fargo Center.
Defensive stalwarts Ivan Provorov and Matt Niskanen both went scoreless and were a combined minus-4 throughout the three-game routine-season series with theBruins But that wasn’t a substantial issue due to the fact that the Flyers’ secondary pieces have actually enhanced.
• A headliner for the round-robin opener is a face-off in between Frank J. Selke Trophy finalists Sean Couturier and Patrice Bergeron, who is the gold requirement for the award.
He’s such a crucial gamer,” Flyers assistant coach Michel Therrien stated about Couturier lastSaturday “He’s got a huge function undoubtedly on our group. For me, what’s essential for a hockey gamer is the hockey IQ and he’s right there, that’s why he’s betting leading gamers, game in and game out – it’s requiring. Regarding the remainder of the league and the remainder of the gamers, you’ve got people like Patrice Bergeron that might be a good example. But you understand what, Sean Couturier’s right there with him. It’s a high-end for us to have a gamer like that on our group.
• The Flyers will need to decrease 2 of the NHL’s top-six scorers: David Pastrnak (95 points) and Brad Marchand (87).
The Flyers held David Pastrnak to 2 points (one objective, one assist) in 3 video games this routine season.
Pastrnak was at least a point per game gamer versus 25 of 30 groups he faced this season.
Flyers open round robin vs. Bruins Sunday.
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— Jordan Hall (@JHall NBCS) July 30, 2020
• Carter Hart will begin for theFlyers The 21- year-old goalie has 4 profession wins over the Bruins, connected for his most versus any NHL club.
Hart is 4-1-0 with a 2.71 goals-against average and.910 conserve portion in 5 life time matches vs. Boston.
The Bruins will lack Vezina Trophy finalist Tuukka Rask (unsuited to play), however that does not imply the Flyers have a picnic Sunday.
Careers vs. Flyers:
• Tuukka Rask – 15 -2 -4, 1.94 goals-against average,.934 conserve portion, 3 nothings in 22 video games
• Jaroslav Halak – 10 -6 -3, 2.47 goals-against average,.914 conserve portion, 3 nothings in 19 video games
— Jordan Hall (@JHall NBCS) August 2, 2020
Claude Giroux-Sean Couturier-Jakub Voracek
Scott Laughton-Kevin Hayes-Travis Konecny
James van Riemsdyk-Derek Grant-Nicolas Aube-Kubel
Michael Raffl-Nate Thompson-Tyler Pitlick
Ivan Provorov-Matt Niskanen
Travis Sanheim-Philippe Myers
Robert Hagg-Justin Braun
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