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Game 40, Winter Classic Open Thread: Philadelphia Flyers at Boston Bruins

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Starting Goaltenders


GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Philadelphia - Michael Leighton 12 633 5 4 33 3.13 305 272 .892 1


GP MIN W L EGA GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Boston - Tim Thomas 24 1439 10 9 58 2.42 711 653 .918 4


Starting lineups, questions to answer, and our in-game thread after the jump.

Flyers Line Combinations


Hartnell - Carter - Briere
Gagne - Richards - Giroux
JVR - Powe - Asham
Carcillo - Betts - Laperriere

Carle - Pronger
Coburn - Timonen
Syvret - Bartulis

Bruins Line Combinations

Begin - Savard - Sturm
Paille - Bergeron - Recchi
Wheeler - Krejci - Ryder
Thornton - Sobotka- Bitz

Chara - Wideman
Ference - Boychuk
Hunwick - Morris

Questions To Answer

  1. How does the weather effect today's game?
  2. Do we see the first ever Winter Classic fight today?
  3. Are Flyers fans visible and vocal, especially through the camera on national television?
  4. The Flyers have played simple road hockey over the last four games. Can they keep it up?
  5. How does Simon Gagne follow up his hat trick from the other night?
  6. Both teams pitched shutouts on Wednesday night. Does the offense go cold for both teams?
  7. Is Matt Carle named to the USA Olympic team today?

Today's game is on NBC in HD and you can listen to the local guys on 610 WIP. As always, join us here for the conversation, and LET'S GO FLYERS!