Game 52 Preview: Jackets roll into Philly

The Jackets make the rare trek to Philly tonight to take on the Flyers. It's the second game of a back-to-back so we should see Steve Mason in net tonight. Freddy Modin is also eligible to come off of IR today but we'll have to wait and see if he plays tonight or not. If he does look for Andrew Murray to get time in the pressbox. The Jackets are on a bit of a high right now after defeating the Blues last night 4-2. It was a well-played game by Columbus, the only real mistake they made was surrendering the first goal a shortly after the game started (again). Instead of getting discouraged, they battled back.

Derick Brassard had his best game of the season last night, and I look for him to continue his hot play. Ditto for Raffi, that guy has been one of the best for the Jackets this year. He's Mr. Clutch. The third member of that line, Jake Voracek, needs to get his game going. He's been playing well and racking up helpers, but he needs to start scoring some goals. Brass should be able to help in that department.

 

Fearless Prediction: More than one scrap tonight!

 

Game Time: 7:00pm ET

Opponent's Blog: Broad Street Hockey

Game Page: Blue Jackets vs Flyers coverage

TSN Preview: Blue Jackets vs Flyers preview

TV: FSN

Radio: WBNS-AM (1460); WWCD-FM (101.1)

 

More after the jump...

 

 

Jackets Links:

Columbus Blue Jackets / Columbus Blue Jackets Schedule

Columbus Blue Jackets Roster / Columbus Blue Jackets Stats

 

Here are the lineups for tonight's tilt:

Columbus Blue Jackets

R.J. Umberger
Antoine Vermette
Rick Nash
Raffi Torres
Derick Brassard
Jakub Voracek
Kristian Huselius
Samuel Pahlsson
Chris Clark
Fredrik Modin
Derek Dorsett
Jared Boll

 

Fedor Tyutin Anton Stralman
Mathieu Roy
Kris Russell
Jan Hejda
Mike Commodore

 

Steve Mason
Mathieu Garon

 

EXTRA: Andrew Murray, Milan Jurcina

 

INJURED: Marc MethotRostislav Klesla

 

 

Philadelphia Flyers

Scott Hartnell
Jeff Carter
Daniel Briere
Simon Gagne
Mike Richards
Claude Giroux
Aaron Asham
Darrell Powe
James van Riemsdyk
Daniel Carcillo
Blair Betts
Ian Laperriere

 

Chris Pronger
Matt Carle
Kimmo Timonen
Braydon Coburn
Ole-Kristian Tollefsen
Oskars Bartulis

 

Ray Emery
Michael Leighton
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