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Flyers at Captals, Game 2: Lineups, TV info, questions to answer, and discussion thread

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The Flyers will try to head back to Philadelphia with this series tied at one game apiece after dropping game one to the Capitals.

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

EAsTERN CONFERENCE ROUND 1 :: Game 2
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1 win
Saturday, April 16, 2016 :: 7:00 p.m. ET
Verizon Center :: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
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Projected Lineups
Schenn - Giroux - Simmonds 1st Line Ovechkin - Backstrom - Oshie
Raffl - Gagner - Voracek 2nd Line Burakovsky - Kuznetsov - Williams
Laughton - Cousins - Read 3rd Line Chimera - Richards - Johansson
VandeVelde - Bellemare - White 4th Line Winnik - Beagle - Wilson
MacDonald - Gostisbehere 1st D Pair Orpik - Carlson
Streit - Schultz 2nd D Pair Alzner - Niskanen
Manning - Gudas 3rd D Pair Orlov - Schmidt
Mason / Neuvirth Goalies Holtby / Grubauer
Couturier, Medvedev Notable Scratches Galiev, Weber

Lines above, of course, are a guess.

Questions to Answer:

  1. How are the lines set up without Couturier, and do they work out OK for the Flyers?
  2. Can the defense do a bit better a job moving the puck up-ice today than it did on Thursday?
  3. Steve Mason was good on Thursday. Seems like that's going to need to continue indefinitely. Does it tonight?
  4. Do special teams go a bit better for the Flyers than they did in Game 1?
  5. How do the Flyers respond to Washington's hitting and physicality this time around?

Go Flyers.