Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers: Game 1 Preview

By Troy Pfaff

Who: (4) Pittsburgh Penguins vs. (5) Philadelphia Flyers

What: Game one of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals

When: Tonight, 7:30 PM

Where: CONSOL Energy Center. TV: NBC Sports

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers open the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs tonight with what is sure to be an all-out battle.

Here are the lines we’ll see to start the game for the Penguins:

Chris Kunitz – Evgeni Malkin – James Neal

Steve Sullivan – Sidney Crosby – Pascal Dupuis

Matt Cooke – Jordan staal – Tyler Kennedy

Arron Asham – Joe Vitale – Craig Adams

Kris Letang – Paul Martin

Zbynek Michalek – Brooks Orpik

Deryk Engelland – Ben Lovejoy

And for the Flyers:

Scott Hartnell – Claude Giroux – Jaromir Jagr

Brayden Schenn – Daniel Briere – Wayne Simmonds

Jakub Voracek – Matt Read – Eric Wellwood

Max Talbot – Sean Couturier – Zac Rinaldo

Kimmo Timonen – Matt Carle

Brayden Coburn – Nicklas Grossman

Marc-Andre Bourdon – Andreas Lilja

We’ll likely see a Marc-Andre Fleury / Ilya Bryzgalov matchup for the entire series barring injury. That will start tonight.

Check out my preview of the entire series for breakdowns, match-ups and my prediction on the final score.

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