Gameday FAQ: Flyers vs Penguins

Here is your Philadelphia Flyers Gameday FAQ for Thursday, October 17, 2013.


When and where are the Flyers playing?

The Philadelphia Flyers (1-6-0) host the Pittsburgh Penguins (5-1-0) for a 7:00pm game at the Wells Fargo Center.


How can I watch this game?

You can view this game via Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (CSN Philly) if you’re local. The western part of the state can watch this on ROOT. And if you live in the US outside of Pennsylvania, you should be able to catch this on the NHL Network.

For you audiophiles, 97.5 The Fanatic will be carrying the radio broadcast.


Do the Flyers have a snowball’s chance in hell of winning this one?

Yes, certainly a chance! I’d rank them somewhere between snowball and meatball.


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

The Flyers are expected to roll out the following lines:


Tye McGinn – Claude Giroux – Jakub Voracek

Michael Raffl – Brayden Schenn – Wayne Simmonds

Max Talbot – Sean Couturier – Matt Read

Zac Rinaldo – Kris Newbury – Adam Hall


Erik Gustafsson – Kimmo Timonen

Luke Schenn – Mark Streit

Nicklas Grossmann – Braydon Coburn


Steve Mason will be starting for the Flyers in this one.


Who do I have to look forward to booing?

All of them. It’s the Penguins! Here’s the projected lines:


Chris Kunitz – Sidney Crosby – Pascal Dupuis

Jussi Jokinen – Evgeni Malkin – Chuck Kobasew

Tanner Glass – Brandon Sutter – Craig Adams

Harry Zolnierczyk – Joe Vitale – Deryk Engelland


Brooks Orpik – Paul Martin

Rob Scuderi – Matt Niskanen

Olli Maatta – Robert Bortuzzo


Marc-Andre Fleury will be in net for the Pens tonight.