It's not for a lack of trying, but Jakub Voracek doesn't have a goal yet this season. He has the fifth-most shots on goal of anybody in hockey, but no goals. That's enough to let Dave Hakstol try something new.
The Flyers top line will be different on Friday night in Buffalo, with Voracek taking a step down and Wayne Simmonds joining Claude Giroux and Matt Read on the top line. Voracek will be centered by Scott Laughton with Brayden Schenn on the other wing.
On defense, Brandon Manning is out and Radko Gudas is in. Here are full lines for both teams, via John Boruk who blocked me on Twitter so screw it he's not getting a link.
|Read - Giroux - Simmonds||1st Line||Deslauriers - O'Reilly - Foligno|
|B. Schenn - Laughton - Voracek||2nd Line||Larsson - Eichel - Reinhart|
|Gagner - Raffl - Umberger||3rd Line||Moulson - Girgensons - Gionta|
|Lecavalier - VandeVelde - White||4th Line||Legwand - Schaller - McGinn|
|Del Zotto - Streit||1st D Pair||Gorges - Ristolainen|
|Schultz - L. Schenn||2nd D Pair||McCabe - Franson|
|Manning - Medvedev||3rd D Pair||Colaiacovo - Pysyk|
Bless us, for we have witnessed Luke Schenn and Nick Schultz as a pairing. Michal Neuvirth in goal.