Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Philadelphia Flyers: Game 1 Preview
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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