The Philadelphia Flyers are headed to the east coast to face the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday, 19th October. On Saturday, the Flyers scored a victory against Vancouver on their home ice at 3-2. On the other hand, Tampa Bay lost to Pittsburgh by quite a margin at 6-2 on the same day.
If we look at the previous battles between the two opponents, the Tampa Bay Lightning has won nine of the last ten matches, three of which have been straight wins. Last year in December, the Flyers lost at a massive 7-1. Let’s look at what the game looks like for both teams and what we can expect from Wednesday’s battle.
Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Philadelphia Flyers Prediction
So far, the Flyers stand at par with their counterparts in the Metropolitan Division with four points each. Although their match with Vancouver on Saturday had a shaky start, they managed to land a win at the end.
Their match against the Canucks earlier had the same beginning, but the ending was similar too, making them unbeaten so far in the season.
As for Tampa Bay, they have not been so impressive so far and stand two points behind the four teams tied for the top spot in their division. They currently stand at 22 in the league as far as the total goals are concerned.
Philadelphia Flyers are looking quite good this season, as the first two games have turned out quite well for them. However, they managed wins against teams that were not in the postseason last year. So, their match against the Tampa Bay Lightning is a step up in the competition.
They will be pitched against a team that is the three-time winner of the Eastern Conference and also has the advantage of the home ground for this match, which will be their first inside their native walls.
With a team with an impressive record on their home ice, it looks like the Tampa Bay Lightning is ready to end the Flyers’ winning streak.