The Edmonton Oilers — one of the crucial NHL’s early good fortune tales this season — play host to the Philadelphia Flyers in the second one sport of Wednesday Night time Hockey on NBC Sports activities Community.
Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl are tied for the NHL lead in scoring (along Winnipeg’s Mark Scheifele and Patrik Laine) with 12 issues each and every via Edmonton’s first six video games. The Oilers have discovered any other ahead to dependably put pucks within the internet in veteran scorer James Neal, who has already scored extra targets than he had all ultimate yr. It is nonetheless early, but when they may be able to stick with it they might see a a hit marketing campaign harking back to their 2016-17 season.
Forward of them lies a date with the Flyers, who’ve misplaced their ultimate two video games incuding a Tuesday night time tilt in Calgary. Carter Hart, 21, recorded a shutout in his 2nd get started this season and presented a save of the yr candidate besides. He is scheduled to start out towards Edmonton Wednesday.
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The Oilers will want to muster up photographs and depend on their stars to create scoring possibilities whilst bringing Hart again to earth, because the Flyers have the fifth-lowest photographs towards in line with sport (29.5).
To not point out, this sport may quantity to a special-teams impressive — each groups charge throughout the league’s top-10 in each energy play and penalty kill proportion.
Here is extra on methods to watch the second one a part of the Wednesday Night time Hockey doubleheader, together with the time, TV channel and each and every crew’s upcoming agenda.
What channel is Flyers vs. Oilers on nowadays?
- TV channel: NBCSN (U.S.), SN360 (Canada)
- Reside movement: fuboTV
The sport shall be featured as a part of NBCSN’s “Wednesday Night time Hockey.” Audience too can movement the sport on fuboTV, which provides a seven-day loose trial.
NBC’s hockey broadcast will once more be led through NHL commentators Mike “Document” Emrick (play-by-play) and Eddie Olczyk (analyst), who’re at the name for Flyers vs. Oilers, along side Brian Boucher throughout the glass.
Flyers vs. Oilers: What time is puck drop?
- Date: Wednesday, Oct. 16
- Get started time: 9:30 p.m. ET
Wednesday’s sport is about to start at 9:30 p.m. ET. That is the primary of 2 conferences between those two groups within the common season; they subsequent face off March 15 in Philadelphia.
For the Flyers, all eyes shall be on Travis Konecny. After being rewarded with a six-year, $33 million extension, the 22-year-old has been off to a sizzling get started with 3 targets and 7 issues within the first 4 video games, just right for first at the Flyers.
As for Edmonton, avid gamers to look at in fact come with McDavid, Draisaitl and Neal, but additionally top-line winger Zack Kassian, who is controlled 5 issues via his first six video games and has netted some extent in all however one, whilst growing a lot of bad scoring possibilities.
Flyers agenda 2019
Listed here are the Philadelphia Flyers’ subsequent 5 video games.
|at Dallas Stars||Oct. 19||7 p.m. ET||ESPN+, NBCSP, FS-SW|
|vs. Vegas Golden Knights||Oct. 21||7 p.m. ET||NHLN, TVAS, NBCSP, ATTSN-RM|
|at Chicago Blackhawks||Oct. 24||8:30 p.m. ET||ESPN+, NBCSCH, NBCSP|
|vs. Columbus Blue Jackets||Oct. 26||7 p.m. ET||NBCSP, FS-O|
|at New York Islanders||Oct. 27||7 p.m. ET||MSG+, NBCSP|
Oilers agenda 2019
Listed here are the Edmonton Oilers’ subsequent 5 video games.
|vs. Detroit Crimson Wings||Oct. 18||Nine p.m. ET||SN1, FS-D|
|at Winnipeg Jets||Oct. 20||7 p.m. ET||ESPN+, SN1|
|at Minnesota Wild||Oct. 22||Eight p.m. ET||FS-N, FS-WI, SNOL|
|vs. Washington Capitals||Oct. 24||Nine p.m. ET||SN1, NBCSWA|
|vs. Florida Panthers||Oct. 27||four p.m. ET||SNW, FS-F|