Flyers vs. Capitals & Leafs: Split squad lineups, game times, TV info
I can't remember off the top of my head the last time the Flyers split the team in half and played two exhibition games on the same day, but that's exactly what they'll do tonight with one game in Toronto against the Maple Leafs and another at home against the Capitals.
Philadelphia Flyers (0-1-0) at Toronto Maple Leafs (1-0-0)
7 p.m. ET | Air Canada Centre | Toronto, Ontario, Canada
TV: No Philly TV, Sportsnet Ontarioo | Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic
Live stream: No legal live stream
Get the Toronto perspective at Pension Plan Puppets
Peter Laviolette is with the group that traveled to Canada, so he'll be behind the bench in Toronto.
Heeter will start. Anthony Stolarz has been sent back to juniors, so only Steve Mason will be on the bench. Here's a look at the Toronto lineup:
Projected Lines vs. PHI: JVR-Bozak-Kessel. McKegg-Smith-Clarkson. D'Amigo-Ashton-Kulemin. Ross-Crescenzi-Bodie.— Jonas Siegel (@jonasTSN1050) September 16, 2013
Washington Capitals (1-0-0) at Philadelphia Flyers (0-1-0)
7 p.m. ET | Wells Fargo Center | South Philadelphia
TV: No TV | Radio: No Philly radio
Live stream at PhiladelphiaFlyers.com
Get the Washington perspective at Japers' Rink
Ray Emery will be in Philly, tending goal for the Flyers. Craig Berube will coach the homebound Flyers in their first preseason action in front of a Philadelphia crowd. Vincent Lecavalier, Mark Streit, Samuel Morin and Michael Raffl are all expected on the ice in Philly as well. Beyond that, we're not really sure just yet what the lineup will look like.
According to the Capitals, 2013 first rounder Andre Burakovsky will make his debut against the Flyers tonight. Eric Fehr, John Carlson and John Erskine are some other recognizable names, but I don't believe Alex Ovechkin or Mike Green will be among those Caps playing tonight.
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