PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Flyers will be on home ice tonight, entertaining the Ottawa Senators.
Philadelphia will be looking for a second straight win after beating Minnesota last time out on Saturday, 3-2. The victory improved the Flyers to 7-7-2 on the season.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Flooding In Philadelphia Area As Nor'easter Dumps Rain On Region
Ottawa is 9-5-1 coming into this one and the Senators also played Minnesota in their last game. On Sunday, Ottawa lost to the Wild in overtime at home, 2-1.
Steve Mason is expected to start in net tonight for the Flyers. he will probably get a lot of work here in the near future, after it was announced that Michal Neuvirth will miss four-to-six weeks with a lower body injury. The Flyers have recalled goalie Anthony Stolarz from the AHL’s Phantoms to replace Neuvirth.READ MORE: WATCH LIVE: New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy To Give Storm Update
This will be the first meeting between the Flyers and Senators this season.
KYW’s Matt Leon spoke with Dave Isaac of the Courier Post about the goalie situation and tonight’s game with Ottawa.
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