By Matt Leon
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Flyers went 2-2 on their just completed four-game road trip which took them through Canada and then California. The Flyers alternated dramatic wins with shutout losses on the trip, winning in overtime in Winnipeg and in a shootout in Calgary while getting blanked in Edmonton and San Jose.
Philadelphia now with 75 points and they sit in 3rd place in the Atlantic Division and sixth in the Eastern Conference.
The Islanders are tied for second-to-last in the East with 61 points, but they have played the Flyers tough this season, splitting four match-ups.
Ilya Bryzgalov will get the start in net tonight for the Flyers.
KYW’s Matt Leon previews the game with the Islanders with Dave Isaac, who covers the Flyers for the “Metro.”