Philadelphia (5th - Metropolitan) at Minnesota (5th - Central)

Matchup Details
Tue, Dec 23 - Xcel Energy Center
FACEOFF - 7:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Philadelphia 13-14-1-520-138678-5-0-35-9-1-217-15
Minnesota 16-12-2-115-161649-3-2-17-9-0-012-15
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Philadelphia
PPlayerStatusNotes
CZ. Rinaldo
Ques Sat
Upper Body
12/24/14
Rinaldo is questionable to play Saturday against the Predators due to an upper-body injury.
GS. Mason
I-R
Back
12/23/14
Mason has been placed on injured reserve with a back injury.
DC. Pronger
I-R
Concussion
10/12/14
Pronger is on long-term injured reserve and has not played since suffering a concussion in 2011. He has taken a position with the NHL Department of Player Safety and will not resume his playing career.
DK. Timonen
I-R
Leg
10/07/14
Timonen is suffering from blood clots in his lower right leg and both lungs. He is undergoing treatment but has a slim chance of suiting up this season.
Minnesota
PPlayerStatusNotes
GN. Backstrom
Ques Sat
Flu
12/23/14
Backstrom is suffering from the flu and did not play Tuesday. He is questionable fro Saturday's game against the Jets.
DK. Ballard
I-R
Concussion
12/15/14
Ballard has suffered a concussion and facial fractures and is on injured reserve.
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Philadelphia Flyers look to match their longest winning streak of the season when they go for their third straight victory at the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night. The Flyers have erased two-goal deficits in the first two stops of their eight-game road trip, beating Winnipeg in overtime Sunday on Jakub Voracek's game-winner. Voracek, who leads the league with 44 points, was named the NHL's Second Star of the Week on Monday.

Minnesota Wild
 
LINE HISTORY
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MATCHUP EDGE
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