Flyers Vs. Jets: Live Stream, Storylines, Game Time and More

It's a big test against another big team out west.

The Flyers (19-23-6) host the Winnipeg Jets (31-15-2, 64 pts.) as the Orange and Black shoot for a season-high four-game winning streak.

Winnipeg hasn't won in Philadelphia since January 31, 2012 as the Flyers have won six straight over the Jets at Wells Fargo Center.

Let's take a look at tonight's essentials.

• When: 7:00 p.m. ET
• Where: Wells Fargo Center
• Broadcast: NBCSP, NBCSN
• Live stream: NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com and the NBC Sports MyTeams app

• Flyers captain Claude Giroux returned from the All-Star Game in San Jose after helping lead the Metropolitan Division to a 10-5 Championship victory over Blake Wheeler, Mark Scheifele and the Central Division. Giroux scored 1:53 into the game as the Metros exploded to a five-goal first period lead.

As part of the winning All-Star team, Giroux will receive a percentage of the $1 million dollar earnings. The Flyers captain hinted that he will donate some of those winnings to his foundation, which supports the Silver Springs Martin Luther School, CHOP and the Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation.

Giroux was definitely ready to get back to work. Upon returning to the team, he asked interim head coach Scott Gordon if there were any video review sessions that he missed on Sunday.  The player and coach sat down and looked at film of the team's neutral zone forecheck. 

• Flyers center Mikhail Vorobyev returns after he was recalled from Lehigh Valley on Sunday. Vorobyev practiced with the team and centered the Flyers' fourth line with Michael Raffl and Phil Varone. 
Vorobyev opened the season as the Flyers' third-line center beating out Jordan Weal and Scott Laughton in training camp. After collecting a point in each of his first two games, Vorobyev went scoreless in his next five games and saw his ice time nearly cut in half.

I was so happy. It's another chance for me. I just want to stay in the NHL for my whole career and just try to do everything for this.

• With a point against the Jets, Sean Couturier will set a new career best with a seven-game point streak. With an assist against Montreal on January 19, Couturier matched his previous six-game streak established back in Dec. 2014. 

Couturier has ten points (four goals, six assists) during his current streak, including a hat trick in a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins.

• The Jets will be without the services of hulking defenseman Dustin Byfuglien, who has missed the previous ten games with an ankle injury. Byfuglien scored a power play goal during Winnipeg's 7-1 trouncing of the Flyers on Dec. 9.

Winnipeg's power play is fourth in the NHL at 26.0 percent, but outside of Manitoba, it's not quite as lethal. The Jets' power play has a 35.2 success rate at home compared to a 16.2 percentage on the road - the widest disparity between home/road splits in the NHL. 

Projected lineup

Forwards
James van Riemsdyk - Claude Giroux  - Travis Konecny
Oskar Lindblom - Sean Couturier - Jake Voracek
Scott Laughton - Nolan Patrick - Wayne Simmonds
Michael Raffl - Mikhail Vorobyev - Phil Varone

Defensemen
Ivan Provorov - Travis Sanheim
Shayne Gostisbehere - Robert Hägg
Andrew MacDonald - Radko Gudas

Goalies
Carter Hart
Anthony Stolarz

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