News and notes from around the blue paint…
Flyers go back to Mase
Steve Mason will make his second consecutive start to begin the season when the Flyers host the Devils at Wells Fargo. Mason was one of the bright spots for Philly in its 2-1 loss to Boston last night, stopping 31 of 33 shots to finish with a .939 save percentage, but was on the wrong end of a bad bounce on Chris Kelly’s game-winner:
For the Devils, Cory Schneider will be in goal.
Blue Jackets at Sabres: Sergei Bobrovsky vs. Jhonas Enroth
Ducks at Penguins: John Gibson vs. Marc-Andre Fleury (see more here)
Habs at Caps: Dustin Tokarski vs. Braden Holtby
Bruins at Wings: Jimmy Howard for Detroit, no word on Boston (Tuukka Rask played last night).
Panthers at Lightning: Roberto Luongo vs. Ben Bishop
Sens at Preds: Craig Anderson vs. Pekka Rinne
Rangers at Blues: Henrik Lundqvist vs. Brian Elliott
Blackhawks at Stars: Corey Crawford vs. Kari Lehtonen
Avs at Wild: Semyon Varlamov vs. Darcy Kuemper
Flames at Oilers: Karri Ramo vs. Ben Scrivens
Jets at Coyotes: Ondrej Pavelec vs. Mike Smith