Prior to tonight's game against the Lightning at Tampa, Flyers head coach Dave Hakstol announced a few lineup changes.
On the blueline, Brandon Manning will return to the lineup after missing 10 games with an upper-body injury being out since. Dec. 6. Through 22 games this season he has six points (3g-3a) to go along with 16 penalty minutes.
Coming out of the lineup is rookie Travis Sanheim. It will be his first missed game since Oct. 17. Overall this season, he has appeared in 34 of the Flyers' 37 games recording a goal and four assists for five points.
Up front, Jori Lehtera will be back in the lineup in favor of Taylor Leier.
One thing that will not change is the starting goaltender. Brian Elliott gets the call between the pipes again marking his 13th straight start and third straight time he has worked both ends of the back to back. In that stretch Elliott is 7-4-1 with a 2.08 GAA and .930 save percentage.