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Bobrovsky looks to be Flyers starter in Ottawa

Tuesday, 10.18.2011 / 12:02 PM

By Dan Rosen - NHL.com Senior Writer / At the Rink blog

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Bobrovsky looks to be Flyers starter in Ottawa
Sergei Bobrovsky was the first goalie off the ice for the Flyers this morning in Ottawa, meaning he will be getting his first start of the season tonight against the Senators.

Ilya Bryzgalov started the first four games for the Flyers and went 3-0-1 including a shutout, posting a 1.99 goals-against average and .927 save percentage along the way.

Bobrovsky went 28-13-8 over 54 appearances as a rookie last season. He had a .915 save percentage and 2.59 GAA.

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