The Lightning travel to the Keystone State to play a road back-to-back set over the weekend, starting with a Saturday matinee at Philadelphia.
Lines are from Thursday's game against Nashville, and subject to change.
Ondrej Palat - Tyler Johnson - Nikita Kucherov
Vladislav Namestnikov - Valtteri Filppula - Jonathan Drouin
Adam Erne - Matthew Peca - Alex Killorn
J.T. Brown - Cedric Paquette - Ryan Callahan
Victor Hedman - Anton Stralman
Slater Koekkoek - Jason Garrison
Nikita Nesterov - Braydon Coburn
Andrei Vasilevskiy or Adam Wilcox
The Lightning and the Flyers complete their three-game regular season series today and are playing their second of two meetings at the Wells Fargo Center...Tampa Bay has won both prior meetings with Philadelphia this season and can complete its first three-game sweep of the Flyers since the 2013-14 season with a victory today...The Lightning shut out the Flyers 3-0 in their last visit to Philly on Nov. 19, Andrei Vasilevskiy making all 32 saves to record his second-consecutive shutout...Four days later, the Bolts doubled up the Flyers at AMALIE Arena, notching a 4-2 after rallying from a 2-1 deficit in the third period with three-consecutive goals...The Lightning have won six of their last nine games in Philly, going 6-3-0 over that stretch, and are 16-20-1 with seven ties all-time in Philly...The Bolts are 37-41-3 with eight ties all-time overall versus the Flyers.
The Lightning begin a stretch where eight of their next 10 games are on the road...The Bolts are hoping to avoid their first three-game losing skid since dropping four straight Nov. 25 to Dec. 1...Tampa Bay has allowed six goals in back-to-back games for the first time since April 11-13, 2013.
2016-17 Regular Season Man Games Lost: 107
Ben Bishop - Lower-body injury (OUT 3-4 WEEKS; INJURED DEC. 20) 7 Games
Brian Boyle - Lower-body injury (DAY-TO-DAY; INJURED DEC. 31) 2 Games
Brayden Point - Upper-body injury (OUT 4-6 WEEKS; INJURED DEC. 28) 4 Games
Steven Stamkos - Lateral meniscus tear in right knee (OUT APPROXIMATELY 4 MONTHS; INJURED NOV. 15) 23 Games
Jan. 6 - Recalled D Luke Witkowski from AHL Syracuse
Jan. 4 - Recalled G Adam Wilcox from AHL Syracuse
Jan. 4 - Re-assigned F Michael Bournival to AHL Syracuse
Jan. 4 - Re-assigned G Kristers Gudlevskis to AHL Syracuse
Jan. 4 - Re-assigned F Yanni Gourde to AHL Syracuse
Jan. 1 - Recalled F Adam Erne from AHL Syracuse
BACK TO BACK
The Lightning have 16 sets of back-to-back games this season, their most back-to-back sets in a season since 16 were on the schedule in 2010-11 (most all time back-to-back sets: 19 during 1997-98 and 1993-94 seasons)...The Lightning are currently playing the first set of a stretch of three back-to-back sets in 11 days.
The Lightning scored a power-play goal Jan. 5 vs. NSH, their third-consecutive game with at least one power-play goal...The Bolts have scored at least a power-play goal in 10 of their last 12 games and have 13 power-play goals total over that stretch...Tampa Bay has scored multiple power-play goals in a game 10 times this season, more than any other team in the NHL according to the Elias Sports Bureau...The Lightning power play ranks second in the NHL at 23.8%...The Bolts have scored more power-play goals (35) than any other team in the league (second: Philadelphia with 31).