Gameday FAQ: Flyers vs Panthers (featuring Florida Timmy)


Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Tuesday, October 8, 2013.


When and where are the Flyers playing?

The Philadelphia Flyers (0-3-0) host the Florida Panthers (1-1-0) at the Wells Fargo Center for a 7:00pm matchup.


How can I watch this game?

This game will be shown on Comcast Sportsnet (CSN Philly) locally. You can also find it on FS-F down in the Sunshine State.

The game will also be broadcast on 97.5 The Fanatic for those who prefer the smooth sounds of Tim Saunders and Chris Therien.


What the heck did you use for a picture today?

That is Florida Timmy, the man Tim Thomas has turned into since he rejoined society and signed with the Panthers.

Florida Timmy smiles.

Florida Timmy is happy to go to work.

Florida Timmy is who you want on your Florida team (until he lets up 7 goals in his first two appearances).


Where’s Lavy???

With Wallace.



Nevermind. This is the Craig Berube show now, kid, so move it or lose it. New lines, new attitude*, new ties. It’s a whole new era of Flyers hockey. With a bunch of guys who used to be Flyers.

*The Philadelphia Flyers do not guarantee a new attitude.


Who do I have to look forward to seeing in orange and black?

We’re expecting the lines to come together line this; however, this is always subject to change:

Scott Hartnell – Claude Giroux – Wayne Simmonds
Brayden Schenn – Vincent Lecavalier – Jakub Voracek
Max Talbot – Sean Couturier – Matt Read
Zac Rinaldo – Adam Hall – Jay Rosehill

Kimmo Timonen – Luke Schenn
Mark Streit – Andrej Meszaros
Nicklas Grossmann – Braydon Coburn

Steve Mason will be between the pipes for the Flyers in this one.


Who do I have to look forward to booing?

The Panthers’ lines are expected to look like this:

Jonathan Huberdeau – Marcel Goc – Kris Versteeg
Tomas Fleischmann – Aleksander Barkov – Brad Boyes
Jesse Winchester – Jon Matsumoto – Tomas Kopecky
Scottie Upshall – Scott Gomez – Drew Shore

Brian Campbell – Tom Gilbert
Dmitry Kulikov – Mike Weaver
Erik Gudbranson – Ryan Whitney

Tim Thomas will be between the pipes for the Panthers in this one.