Sunday, March 1, 2015

Emery gets nod as Flyers face Caps at WFC

Ray Emery, who is battling Steve Mason for the starting goalie job, will start for the Flyers Monday night when they play Washington in an exhibition game at the Wells Fargo Center.

Emery gets nod as Flyers face Caps at WFC

Flyers goalie Ray Emery. (Matt Rourke/AP)
Flyers goalie Ray Emery. (Matt Rourke/AP)

Ray Emery, who is battling Steve Mason for the starting goalie job, will start for the Flyers Monday night when they play Washington in an exhibition game at the Wells Fargo Center.

Emery is coming off a spectacular season with the Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks: a 17-1 record and 1.94 GAA.

Despite those gaudy numbers, Emery was No. 24 as ESPN ranked its top 25 goalies today.

As for Mason, he allowed three goals in half the game as the Flyers dropped their preseason opener to Toronto on Sunday, 4-3.

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The Flyers' other split squad will play in Toronto on Monday, and former Ohio State star Cal Heetr will be in the nets for the visitors.

The 7 p.m. game at the Wells Fargo Center will be the Flyers debuts for center Vinny Lecavalier and defenseman Mark Streit.

Breakaways. Winger Zac Rinaldo, who suffered an upper-body injury in Sunday's loss, is listed as day to day.....The Flyers will host the New York Rangers in a televised game Tuesday.

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