Saturday, August 1, 2015

Line changes expected

The Flyers will likely change their lineup a bit for tonight's Game 2.

Line changes expected

0 comments

BOSTON – The coaching manual says if you lose Game 1, change is necessary for Game 2.

Admittedly, Peter Laviolette will not hit the panic button. He said he liked his team's effort and resiliency. His system will remain almost entirely unchanged. But he knows how important tonight’s Game 2 is to the Flyers’ playoff lives.

A loss at the TD Garden sends the Flyers hurling back to Philly in a 2-0 deficit. The Flyers are just 2-12 in series when they trail two-games-to-none.

A shakeup in the lines is in order.

Here is what you can expect tonight:

Leino – Richards – Carcillo
Hartnell – Giroux – Briere
Van Riemsdyk – Powe – Ross
Nodl – Betts – Asham

Leino and Hartnell could be flip-flopped. And, of course, the lines will likely change as the game progresses – depending on how often the special teams are used.

For the latest information, follow Frank Seravalli on Twitter (http://twitter.com/DNFlyers).

Daily News Staff Writer
0 comments
We encourage respectful comments but reserve the right to delete anything that doesn't contribute to an engaging dialogue.
Help us moderate this thread by flagging comments that violate our guidelines.

Comment policy:

Philly.com comments are intended to be civil, friendly conversations. Please treat other participants with respect and in a way that you would want to be treated. You are responsible for what you say. And please, stay on topic. If you see an objectionable post, please report it to us using the "Report Abuse" option.

Please note that comments are monitored by Philly.com staff. We reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable. Personal attacks, especially on other participants, are not permitted. We reserve the right to permanently block any user who violates these terms and conditions.

Additionally comments that are long, have multiple paragraph breaks, include code, or include hyperlinks may not be posted.

Read 0 comments
 
comments powered by Disqus
About this blog
Frequent Flyers is your home for news and analysis of all things orange and black. Reach Frank at seravaf@phillynews.com.

Frank Seravalli Daily News Staff Writer
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
letter icon Newsletter