Flyers host the Lightning following Foerster's 2-goal performance

Updated Feb. 26, 2024 4:09 a.m. ET

Tampa Bay Lightning (32-23-5, fifth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (30-22-7, third in the Metropolitan Division)

Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers host the Tampa Bay Lightning after Tyson Foerster scored two goals in the Flyers' 7-6 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Philadelphia has a 14-13-2 record in home games and a 30-22-7 record overall. The Flyers have committed 243 total penalties (4.1 per game) to rank seventh in NHL play.


Tampa Bay is 32-23-5 overall and 14-15-2 in road games. The Lightning serve 11.5 penalty minutes per game to rank third in NHL play.

The teams meet Tuesday for the second time this season. The Lightning won the last meeting 6-3.

TOP PERFORMERS: Owen Tippett has 21 goals and 15 assists for the Flyers. Foerster has six goals and one assist over the past 10 games.

Nikita Kucherov has 38 goals and 64 assists for the Lightning. Brandon Hagel has six goals and nine assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 5-4-1, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.2 assists, 4.2 penalties and 10.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.

Lightning: 5-5-0, averaging three goals, 4.8 assists, 5.1 penalties and 17 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game.

INJURIES: Flyers: Rasmus Ristolainen: out (upper body), Ryan Ellis: out (lower body), Jamie Drysdale: day to day (upper body).

Lightning: Erik Cernak: day to day (illness), Tanner Jeannot: out (lower body), Haydn Fleury: day to day (undisclosed), Mikhail Sergachev: out (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.