Flyers Notes: Schenn starts on top line, Voracek on third

Posted: October 07, 2013

MONTREAL - For the second straight game, Brayden Schenn started on the Flyers' top line and Jake Voracek was on the third unit.

Schenn was with Claude Giroux and Scott Hartnell as the Flyers faced Montreal on Saturday night, while Voracek - a top-line winger for most of last season - was with Sean Couturier and Max Talbot.

"They're two totally different players, obviously," said Hartnell, comparing Schenn and Voracek. "No offense to Brayden, but Jake is quicker, he gets to loose pucks. Brayden's good in the corners, and he's great in front of the net and going to the net. Not having many games with him, I think we can do better - obviously get more chemistry and hopefully it comes down the road."

With about 13 minutes left in the second period, and the Flyers offense scuffling, Voracek was reunited with Giroux and Hartnell.

Breakaways

The Flyers play in Carolina on Sunday at 5 p.m., and Laviolette gets to choose between goalies who have excelled against the Hurricanes. Ray Emery is 5-0 with two shutouts and has a 0.73 goals-against average vs. Carolina, and Steve Mason is 5-0 with a 1.80 GAA. . . . Hartnell on Ilya Bryzgalov's signing a tryout contract with Las Vegas in the ECHL: "Good for him. . . . I wouldn't be surprised if he ends up somewhere [in the NHL] this year."

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