Philadelphia (4th - Metropolitan) at Tampa Bay (2nd - Atlantic)

Matchup Details
Thu, Oct 30 - Amalie Arena
FACEOFF - 7:30 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Philadelphia 4-3-0-26-34102-1-0-22-2-0-06-2
Tampa Bay 6-3-0-15-52503-1-0-13-2-0-05-5
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Philadelphia
PPlayerStatusNotes
RWJ. Akeson
Ques Thurs
Foot
10/30/14
Akeson is questionable to play Thursday against the Lightning due to a foot injury.
CV. Lecavalier
Ques Thurs
Foot
10/28/14
Lecavalier has been dealing with a foot injury and is questionable to return Thursday against the Lightning.
DA. MacDonald
Late Nov
Lower Body
10/28/14
MacDonald has been placed on injured reserve and he is expected to miss four weeks with a lower-body injury.
DB. Coburn
Late Nov
Lower Body
10/26/14
Coburn is on injured reserve due to a lower-body injury. He is expected to be out for up to four weeks.
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.
Tampa Bay
PPlayerStatusNotes
RWR. Callahan
Ques Thurs
Lower Body
10/28/14
Callahan missed the last four games with a lower-body injury and questionable to return Thursday against the Flyers.
RWB. Connolly
Ques Thurs
Lower Body
10/28/14
Connolly has a lower-body injury and has missed the last two games. He is questionable Thursday against the Flyers.
DV. Hedman
Late Nov
Finger
10/20/14
Hedman will miss four-to-six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a fractured finger.
DM. Ohlund
I-R
Knee
09/09/14
Ohlund has been placed on the long-term injured reserve list due to knee issues. He is not expected to play this season.
NEWS

Covers Preview - After finishing third in the Calder Trophy voting last season, Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson continues to produce with a team-high 12 points in the first 10 games. Johnson looks to extend his career-best points and assists streaks to eight games as the Lightning host the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday. The Flyers have won three straight and are 4-1-2 since losing their first two contests, including Ray Emery’s 38-save effort in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime victory versus Los Angeles.

 
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