NY RANGERS vs. PHILADELPHIA FLYERS
7 p.m. | TV: CSN | RADIO: 97.5 The Fanatic
* The Flyers have recalled forward Mikhail Vorobyev from their AHL affiliate, the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, today. He will be available for tonight's game wearing #46. Vorobyev appeared in two preseason games for the Flyers prior to being assigned to Lehigh Valley on Sept. 21.
* The Flyers play their first preseason game at the Wells Fargo Center tonight, where they went 25-11-5 last season, which was the fourth best home record in the Eastern Conference and ninth best home record in the NHL… The Flyers have also went 7-1-1 at the Wells Fargo Center since the 2014 preseason.
* This is the sixth preseason game for the Flyers, who have had all five previous games decided by one goal, including four decided in overtime.
* This is the Rangers final game of the preseason… Following tonight, they will have eight full days off from game action until their regular season starts on Oct. 5.
* The Rangers are 3-2-0 this preseason with all three wins coming at home and both losses on the road.
* A pair of defensemen lead the Flyers in scoring with rookie Travis Sanheim (3g-0a, 12 shots) and Shayne Gostisbehere (1g-2a, 13 shots) each having three points… They have also combined for 25 shots on goal.
* Sanheim leads the team in scoring with three goals and has scored each of the Flyers last three goals over the last two games… He is also tied for the team lead with a +2 rating (with Jordan Weal).
*Filip Chytil, the Rangers 21st overall pick in 2017, is tied for the team's preseason lead with three points (1g-2a) in three games.
Below is the full Flyers roster for tonight's game:
11 Travis Konecny
12 Michael Raffl
14 Sean Couturier
21 Scott Laughton
22 Dale Weise
28 Claude Giroux
40 Jordan Weal
46 Mikhail Vorobyev
54 Oskar Lindblom
58 Taylor Leier
64 Nolan Patrick
74 Mike Vecchione
93 Jakub Voracek
23 Brandon Manning
47 Andrew MacDonald
48 Robert Hagg
50 Sam Morin
53 Shayne Gostisbehere
57 Travis Sanheim
30 Michal Neuvirth
37 Brian Elliott (starter)