November 26, 2015


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Tonight: Flyers at Jets

About the Flyers

  • Philly was hammered 5-2 in Toronto Monday night, dropping their road record to just 1-6 and overall mark to 5-7-1.
  • The Flyers recalled Brian Boucher from Adirondack on Sunday to back up Ilya Bryzgalov. Michael Leighton suffered an upper-body injury which will keep him out at least a week. Bryzgalov started against the Leafs but was pulled after giving up four goals on just 14 shots. He did not speak with the media afterward.
  • A fact that must make Kevin Cheveldayoff & Co. ill: In 2007 the Atlanta Thrashers traded Braydon Coburn, whom they drafted eighth overall in '03, to Philly for Alexei Zhitnik. Coburn, still only 27, has been a mainstay with the Flyers since. Zhitnik played just 83 games over two seasons with Atlanta before returning to Russia.
  • The Jets were 3-0-1 vs. the Flyers last season and the games included some of the craziest of the season: the 9-8 win in Philly on Oct. 27, a 2-1 shootout victory in Philly on Jan. 31 and a 5-4 OT loss at home in which Wayne Simmonds tied the game with 10 seconds left and Jaromir Jagr won it in OT with 44 seconds remaining.


Brian  Boucher


Brian Boucher

Braydon Coburn


Braydon Coburn

Winnipeg Jets

31 Ondrej Pavelec

35 Al Montoya

4 Paul Postma

5 Mark Stuart

6 Ron Hainsey

8 Alex Burmistrov

9 Evander Kane

12 Olli Jokinen

13 Kyle Wellwood

14 Anthony Peluso

16 Andrew Ladd

17 James Wright

18 Bryan Little

19 Jim Slater

22 Chris Thorburn

23 Alex Ponikarovsky

24 Grant Clitsome

25 Zach Redmond

26 Blake Wheeler

33 Dustin Byfuglien

39 Tobias Enstrom

44 Zach Bogosian

80 Nik Antropov



Philadelphia Flyers

30 Ilya Bryzgalov

33 Brian Boucher

3 Kurtis Foster

5 Braydon Coburn

6 Andreas Lilja

8 Niklas Grossmann

9 Mike Knuble

10 Brayden Schenn

14 Sean Couturier

15 Tye McGinn

17 Wayne Simmonds

22 Luke Schenn

24 Matt Read

25 Maxime Talbot

26 Ruslan Fedotenko

27 Bruno Gervais

28 Claude Giroux

32 Tom Sestito

36 Zac Rinaldo

44 Kimmo Timonen

45 Jody Shelley

48 Danny Briere

93 Jakub Voracek

(Lineups subject to change)

--Ed Tait

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 12, 2013 C2

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