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Game Day 5: Sens @ Flyers

by Craig Medaglia / Ottawa Senators

Here are 5 things you need to know before today's game as the Sens get set to face the Philadelphia Flyers this afternoon.

1. Line-up

Some line-up notes for today...

Here's a look at the projected line-up for today...

2. Goalies

Andrew Hammond gets the call in today's matinee against the Flyers. The Hamburglar is coming off a strong start in Winnipeg stopping 20 of 21 to earn the win. Craig Anderson will back him up today.

Steve Mason will start in goal for the Flyers at the other end of the rink today.

3. Last meeting

These two teams last faced off against each other back on December 1st, 2015 in Ottawa with the Flyers earning a 4-2 win. Zack Smith and Mike Hoffman tallied the goals for the Sens while Craig Anderson stopped 29 of the 32 shots he saw in defeat.

You can watch the full highlights from the game below...

4. ICYMI

"I couldn't tell you what our record is lately (for afternoon games but a few years ago we definitely got walked out of some buildings." - Bobby Ryan

Well I crunched some numbers earlier this year and was able to debunk the "Sens are bad at afternoon games" myth. You can check out my findings here.

Sens general manager Bryan Murray met with the media yesterday so if you missed his comments you can check them out below...

5. Broadcast

Today's game will be available on TSN5 and RDS as well as on the radio at TSN 1200. Puck drop is set for 1 p.m.

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