Pre-Gamin’: Blackhawks at Flyers (2:00 CT) — Lineups, Broadcast Info, Game Thread

The last time the Blackhawks won a regular-season game in Philly the number one song on the Billboard Top 100 was ‘No Diggity’ by BLACKstreet (ft. Dr. Dre). Let’s hope they can put an end to their 25-year regular-season losing streak in the City of Brotherly Love this afternoon. 

Broadcast Info

Puck Drop: 2:00 p.m. CT
TV: ABC, ESPN+ (out-of-market)
Radio: WGN 720 AM, TUDN 1200 AM (Spanish)

Expected Lineups

Blackhawks (20-27-8)

Kubalík – Strome – Kane
DeBrincat – Toews – Johnson
Hagel – Dach – Entwistle
Kurashev – Carpenter – Lafferty

de Haan – S. Jones
C. Jones – Murphy
Stillman – McCabe

Lankinen

Flyers (16-28-10)

Farabee – Giroux – Atkinson
Lindblom – Laughton – Konecny
Van Riemsdyk Brassard Mayhew
Ratcliffe – Brown – MacEwen

Provorov – Braun
Sanheim – Ristolainen
Yandle – Seeler

Hart
Jones

Injury Report

Blackhawks:

Reese Johnson (IR – Broken Clavicle)
Jujhar Khaira (LTIR – Back Spasms)

Flyers:

Nate Thompson (IR – Shoulder)
Kevin Hayes (Day-to-Day – Lower Body)
Wade Allison (Day-to-Day – Knee)
Ryan Ellis (Day-to-Day – Lower Body)
Sean Couturier (IR – Back)
Ryan Fitzgerald (IR – Lower Body)
Samuel Morin (IR – Knee)

What To Watch For

•   Today’s contest with the Flyers will be the first meeting with Philly since October 24, 2019. The Flyers have won the last five meetings between the two teams, and the Blackhawks haven’t beat the Flyers in Philadelphia since Patrick Kane’s walk-off overtime winner in game six of the 2010 Stanley Cup Finals. The last time the Blackhawks beat the Flyers in Philadelphia during the regular season was November 9, 1996. Gary Suter, Eric Daze, Murray Craven, John LeClair, and Tony Amonte scored for the Blackhawks in a 4-1 victory, and Jeff Hackett made 33 saves against 34 Philadelphia shots on goal.

•  Patrick Kane has logged 13 points (six goals and seven assists) in his last nine games after scoring a goal and logging an assist on Alex DeBrincat’s game-winner on Thursday night against the Edmonton Oilers.

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