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Flip-flopping wins and losses, the Philadelphia Flyers big the Los Angeles Kings. Earlier this season, the Flyers defeated the Kings connected the road, leading the play bid 1-0-0.

Previously, Sam Ersson and Owen Tippett starred successful Los Angeles. Ersson earned 1 of his 2 victories against playoff opponents successful the 4-2 win. Tippett notched 2 points (1G, 1A) while moving his play with the puck and distant from it, arsenic John Tortorella stressed:

“I’m getting utilized to playing the benignant of crippled that’s benignant of expected. I deliberation we talked astir it before, it takes the reasoning retired of the crippled which allows maine to play freely and chances similar that unfastened up.”

Owen Tippett; 12/31/2022

Philadelphia hopes to debar consecutive losses for the archetypal clip since the back-to-back connected December 22nd and 23rd, 2022, against the Toronto Maple Leafs and Carolina Hurricanes.

Los Angeles Kings (26-17-6)

Over their past 5 games, the Kings are 2-3-0. They broke a three-game losing skid successful the 2nd of their back-to-back against the Chicago Blackhawks, 2-1.

Kevin Fiala (16G, 33A) is disconnected to a coagulated commencement successful Los Angeles. He’s averaging a point-per-game gait successful 2022-2023, comparable to the champion play of his NHL vocation successful 2021-2022 with the Minnesota Wild. Lately, Fiala has 3 points (3A) successful the past 5 games and had an assistance versus the Flyers successful the earlier nonaccomplishment this season.

Jaret Anderson-Dolan (5G, 3A) potted some goals against the Blackhawks. Both goals featured Fiala connected the superior assist. They’ll harvester connected the 3rd enactment arsenic sneaky producers. It’ll beryllium casual to suffer Anderson-Dolan successful the shuffle, which was the aforesaid mistake Chicago made.

Here’s the projected lineup for the Los Angeles Kings:

Byfield-Kopitar-Kempe 
Iafallo-Danault-Arvidsson 
Fiala-Lizotte-AndersonDolan 
Kupari-Turcotte-Fagemo 

Anderson-Doughty 
Durzi-Roy 
Bjornfot-Walker 

Copley 
(Quick) 

Philadelphia Flyers (20-21-7)

Philadelphia is besides 2-3-0 successful their past 5 games. Unlike the Kings, they did not spell connected a losing streak, but each the same.

Tippett (13G, 12A) was precise effectual successful the triumph earlier this play successful Los Angeles. Breaking retired with the Flyers a play aft his acquisition astatine the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline, Tippett brings excitement to a rebuild. Tonight is simply a premier accidental for Tippett to outpouring backmost into the stat expanse aft accumulating 1 assistance successful the past 5 games.

Travis Konecny (24G, 25A) helped Philadelphia stay cleanable connected the punishment termination against a top-ten powerplay astatine location versus the Winnipeg Jets. When the Flyers prime up a victory, Konecny contributes. Without his contribution, we’ve watched Philadelphia dip amid a hefty schedule. In Los Angeles, Konecny recovered the backmost of an bare net.

Here’s the projected lineup for the Philadelphia Flyers:

van Riemsdyk-Frost-Tippett 
Farabee-Cates, N-Konecny 
Hayes-Laughton-Allison 
Deslauriers-Brown-MacEwen 

Provorov-York 
Sanheim-DeAngelo 
Seeler-Ristolainen 

Hart 
(Sandstrom)

Place Your Bets

Philadelphia Flyers moneyline (+115) 
Los Angeles Kings moneyline (-135) 
Travis Konecny o.5pts (-210) 
Owen Tippett anytime extremity (+275)

Game Information

The Philadelphia Flyers big the Los Angeles Kings contiguous astatine 7pm. The vigor broadcast is disposable connected 97.5 the Fanatic.

(Photo by Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire)

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