Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Leighton starting vs. Dallas

Peter Laviolette is staying with the hot hand.

Leighton starting vs. Dallas

Michael Leighton will start in tomorrow night´s game against Dallas. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Michael Leighton will start in tomorrow night's game against Dallas. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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        Peter Laviolette is staying with the hot hand.

       After Monday's practice in Voorhees, the Flyers' coach said goalie Michael Leighton would make his 10th straight start Tuesday against visiting Dallas.

       Leighton is 7-0-1 (with one no-decision), along with a 2.07 GAA and .931 save percentage in his last nine starts.

       The Flyers will continue carrying three goalies.

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       Defenseman Ole-Kristian Tollefsen (knee) has been cleared to play. He practiced Monday and could be activated this week.



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