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Flyers head to Los Angeles to take on the Kings

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The Philadelphia Flyers are in Los Angeles to take on the Kings in the first game of the New Year. The Flyers are looking to extend their point streak against a team who are entering a game fresh off of a shootout win against the Canucks.

PHI: 13-2-6, 32 pts
LA: 15-2-5, 35 pts
When: 10:30pm ET
Where: Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles, California
PHI Goalie: Martin Jones
LA Goalie: Jonathan Quick

PHI Unofficial Lineup

van Riemsdyk – Giroux – Atkinson

Willman – Hayes – Farabee

Lindblom – Frost – Konecny

Cates – Brown – MacEwen

Provorov – Braun

Sanheim – Ristolainen

Yandle – Connauton

Jones

Kings Unofficial Lineup

Iafallo – Kopitar – Kempe

Lemieux – Lizotte– Kaliyev

Kupari – Turcotte – Grundstrom

Arvidsson – Danault – Moore

Anderson – Doughty

Roy – Wolanin

Durzi – Bjornfot

Quick

Last Game PHI: Dec 31, overtime loss at Sharks

Last Game LA: Dec 30, shootout win vs Canucks

Broadcast Info: NBC Sports Philadelphia, ESPN+, 97.5 The Fanatic

News and Notes:

– Carter Hart, Derick Brassard, and Scott Laughton have been activated from COVID protocols and are expected to join the team for their next game against Anaheim.

– This is Philadelphia’s first matchup against the Kings since January 18th, 2020, which was a 4-1 Flyers victory at Wells Fargo Center.

– The last time the Flyers visited Los Angeles was December 31st, 2019. The Kings won that game 5-3.

– Travis Konecny will be one Flyer to watch for, as he has 9 assists in his last 9 contests and has played well on a line with Oskar Lindblom and Morgan Frost.

Injuries:

PHI: Ryan Ellis (lower-body, COVID protocols), Sean Couturier (upper-body, COVID protocols)

LA: Olli Maatta (COVID protocols), Dustin Brown (COVID protocols), Andreas Athanasiou (lower-body)

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