The Philadelphia Flyers return from the Czech Republic and will have their home opener on Wednesday against the New Jersey Devils. The Flyers beat Chicago 4-3 in their first game. Travis Konecny contributed with 2 goals with 3 shots on net. The Flyers beat the Devils 6-3 in their last meeting last season.
Carter Hart will make his 2nd start in the net. Hart is 1-0 on the season and made 28 saves in his first start. Hart carries a 3.00 goals against average with a .903 save percentage. The Philadelphia Flyers are 3rd in the NHL with 38 shots per game.
The New Jersey Devils are 0-1-1 on the season as they head into Philadelphia. The Devils got blowout in Buffalo in their last game 7-2. Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac each scored a goal in that loss.
Cory Schneider will make his 2nd start of the season in the net. Schneider carries a 2.79 goals against average with a .905 save percentage. Schneider made 19 saves in his last start allowing 2 goals. The New Jersey Devils rank 30th in the NHL with an average of 5.5 goals per game.