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Projected lines for Flyers, Senators

Tuesday, 10.18.2011 / 1:21 PM

By Erin Nicks - Correspondent / At the Rink blog

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Projected lines for Flyers, Senators
Here's what the projected lineups could look like for Tuesday's game between the Ottawa Senators and the Philadelphia Flyers at Scotiabank Place in Ottawa. Both teams held full practices, with the Sens coming off a 2-1 loss to the Capitals on Saturday in Washington, and the Flyers being beaten by the Kings 3-2 in overtime Saturday.

Colin Greening - Jason Spezza - Mika Zibanejad
Milan Michalek - Stephane Da Costa - Daniel Alfredsson
Nick Foligno - Peter Regin - Chris Neil
Erik Condra - Zenon Konopka - Zack Smith

Filip Kuba - Erik Karlsson
Chris Phillips - David Rundblad
Jared Cowen - Brian Lee

Alex Auld will get the start in goal for the second straight game, with Craig Anderson serving as backup.

Defenseman Sergei Gonchar is day-to-day (ankle), and forward is questionable Bobby Butler while battling a groin injury.

James Van Riemsdyk - Claude Giroux - Jaromir Jagr
Wayne Simmonds - Danny Briere - Jakub Voracek
Scott Hartnell - Sean Couturier - Matt Read
Zac Rinaldo - Maxime Talbot - Harry Zolnierczyk

Matt Carle - Chris Pronger
Kimmo Timonen - Braydon Coburn
Andreas Lilja - Andrej Meszaros

Sergei Bobrovsky will get his first start of the season in goal, with Ilya Bryzgalov serving as the backup.

Harry Zolnierczyk was called up from the Adirondack Phantoms of the American Hockey League for tonight's game, and is expected to replace Andreas Nodl, who is banged up. Also, Matt Walker could make his season debut in place of defenseman Andreas Lilja.

For more on tonight's game, check out the preview here.

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