News: Steve Mason (lower body) is slated to back up Ray Emery on Tuesday against the Coyotes, Sam Carchidi of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports. Analysis: Steve Mason, who has missed the last six games with a knee injury, is thus presumably a candidate to draw the start in net for the Flyers on Thursday against the Jets, barring any setbacks.
News: Mikhail Grabovski (lower body) will play Tuesday against the Rangers. Analysis: The return of Mikhail Grabovski, who last suited up on Jan. 9, will be a welcome one, with fellow forward Kyle Okposo slated to miss 6-8 weeks. Grabovski skated with Josh Bailey and John Tavares at Monday's practice, a top line assignment that carries some fantasy upside for Grabovski as long as the combo sticks.
News: Jaroslav Halak will start Tuesday's game against the Rangers. Analysis: As long as he remains healthy, Jaroslav Halak is on track to see the bulk of the Isles' starts in goal. Tuesday's turn will be his 35th of the season, with backup Chad Johnson having drawn 11 starts to date.
News: The Flyers have recalled Petr Straka from AHL Lehigh Valley, the team's official site reports. Analysis: Petr Straka gives the Flyers added forward depth in advance of Tuesday's game against the Coyotes, with Michael Raffl evidently feeling under the weather.
News: Michael Raffl is feeling under the weather as Tuesday's game against the Coyotes approaches, csnphilly.com reports. Analysis: With Michael Raffl iffy for Tuesday's contest, the Flyers have recalled fellow forward Petr Straka from AHL Lehigh Valley.
News: Roberto Luongo will start Tuesday's game against the Red Wings, the Miami Herald's George Richards reports. Analysis: Roberto Luongo hasn't won a game since Jan. 11, but he owns a .923 save percentage for the month. The Red Wings, meanwhile, won their final five games heading into the All-Star break, with at least three goals in each contest.
News: Braden Holtby is in line to start Tuesday's game against the Blue Jackets, Jeff Rimer of FOX Sports Ohio reports. Analysis: The start will be Braden Holtby's 40th of the season, a mark topped only by New Jersey's Cory Schneider. Following the NHL All-Star break, Holtby checks in with a 2.26 GAA and .921 save percentage, while compiling a 22-9-8 mark.
News: Curtis McElhinney is slated to start Tuesday's game against the Capitals, Jeff Rimer of FOX Sports Ohio reports. Analysis: With Sergei Bobrovsky set to miss 4-6 weeks, Curtis McElhinney is now on track to see expanded work, with Anton Forsberg having been added to the Columbus netminding mix on Monday, when Bobrovsky was placed on Injured Reserve.
News: Scott Laughton (upper body) is not progressing as expected, and he won't play in Tuesday's game against the Coyotes, CSN Philadelphia reports. Analysis: Set to miss a fifth consecutive game, Scott Laughton is reportedly dealing with concussion symptoms. he was placed on injured reserve last Tuesday.
News: Ray Emery is in line to start Tuesday's game against the Coyotes, Tim Panaccio of CSN Philadelphia reports. Analysis: While Ray Emery is slated to draw Tuesday's start, Steve Mason is nearing a return to action and on track to reclaim his position atop the Flyers' goalie depth chart in the coming days.