PITTSBURGH, PA - APRIL 13: An exterior view of Consol Energy Center before Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2011 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Tampa Bay Lightning at Consol Energy Center on April 13, 2011 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
No. 5 Philadelphia Flyers at No. 4 Pittsburgh Penguins
7:30 p.m. ET -- Game 1, Eastern Conference Quarterfinals | Series tied, 0-0
TV: CSN Philly, NBCSN, TSN, RDS, ROOT Sports | Radio: 610 WIP
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|Flyers Projected Lineup||Pittsburgh Projected Lineup|
|Hartnell – Giroux – Jagr||Kunitz – Malkin – Neal|
|Schenn – Briere – Simmonds||Cooke – Staal – Kennedy|
|Rinaldo – Couturier – Talbot||Sullivan – Crosby – Dupuis|
|Wellwood – Read – Voracek||Asham – Vitale – Adams|
|Timonen – Carle||Letang – Martin|
|Grossmann – Coburn||Michalek – Orpik|
|Bourdon – Lilja||Engellend – Strait|
Questions to Answer
- Can the Flyers continue to shut down Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby, especially on the road where favorable matchups may not always be an option?
- How much ice time does the third pairing get tonight?
- How does Briere look in his return to the lineup?
- What about Nicklas Grossmann?
- Brayden Schenn and Sean Couturier. Playoff debuts. How do they perform?
- Jaromir Jagr is the leading Flyers scorer against Pittsburgh this season. Does that continue into the playoffs?