The Leaflets snapped a six-game losing streak in its final Thursday game, scoring six goals in Montreal. The final week of the season has officially arrived and the Flyers are opening the ball rolling by once again facing a team destined for the playoffs.
The leaflets and Pittsburgh Penguins face off Sunday afternoon in the penultimate game at the Wells Fargo Center this season.
Game time is 4 p.m.
|Philadelphia Flyers||generalist||g||A||P||Pittsburgh penguins||generalist||g||A||P|
|Cam Atkinson||73||23||27||50||Sidney Crosby||66||30||53||83|
|Travis Konecny||75||15||35||50||Jake Guentzel||73||40||42||82|
|James van Riemsdyk||78||23||14||37||Kris Letang||75||9||58||67|
|Joel Farabee||59||17||17||34||Bryan Rust||57||24||34||58|
|Travis Sanheim||76||seven||24||31||Jeff Carter||73||18||25||43|
James van Riemsdyk has one of its usual score increases lately. In the last two games, he has three goals and four points. In April, he scored six of his 23 goals for the season heading into Sunday’s game.
Jake Guentzel has been on a good streak lately. He has scored seven goals in his last five games, having scored just eight goals in the previous 19 games. That puts him on a total of 40 goals for the season starting Sunday.
Martin Jones gets the start for the Flyers. Jones made 31 saves in his final game against Montreal, picking up the win.
Louis Domingo should start for the Penguins. Domingue is making only his second appearance of the season to replace the injured Tristan Jarry on the back-end of a back-to-back for the Penguins. Domingue made 40 saves against the Sharks on Jan. 15 to earn the win in his only other start.
Flyers Scratches: Nick Seeler (injury), Cam Atkinson (injury), Carter Hart (injury), Cam York (injury), Rasmus Ristolainen (injury), Patrick Brown (injury), Kevin Connauton (injury)
Penguins Scratches: Tristan Jarry (injury), Nathan Beaulieu (injury), Mark Friedman (healthy), Brian Boyle (healthy)
- Circulars: No changes are planned in the Flyers lineup. All injured players except Nick Seeler are expected to be out for the remainder of the season, and mike yeo said even playing Seeler is a long shot.
- Penguins: No changes are planned for the Penguins.
- Power play: Flyers (32nd), Penguins (16th)
- Penalty Kill: Flyers (27th), Penguins (2nd)
- Recent history against the penguins
- February 15, 2022 – Penguins 5, Flyers 4 (F/OT) (at the PIT)
- January 6, 2022 – Penguins 6, Flyers 2 (at PHI)
- November 4, 2021 – Penguins 3, Flyers 2 (F/OT) (at the PIT)
- Flyers Leaders vs. Penguins
- Joel Farabee – 12 GP, 4 G, 8 A, 12 P
- Travis Konecny - 24 GP, 9 G, 11 A, 20 P
- James van Riemsdyk – 50GP, 13G, 17A, 30P
- Martin Jones – 11 GP, 5-5-0, 2.32 GAA, 0.918 SV%
where to watch
Radio: Circular distribution network