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Flyers Vs. Jets: Philadelphia Host Winnipeg In Unofficial Start To Second Half

The Philadelphia Flyers begin their second half of their second Tuesday, as the Winnipeg Jets visit the Wells Fargo Center (7 p.m. on COMCAST).

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The Philadelphia Flyers begin their second-half season Tuesday, as they host the Winnipeg Jets in an Eastern Conference contest at the Wells Fargo Center Center (7 p.m. on COMCAST). The Flyers (29-14-5, 63 points) begin the last half of their season just three points behind conference leading New York Rangers, while the Jets (22-22-6, 50 points) are searching for their six straight victory in this series.

Philadelphia ended its first half with a 3-2 shootout victory at the Florida Panthers, Jan. 24, and in fourth-place in the Eastern Conference standings.

However, the Flyers host eight of their next 10 games, which could be helpful in getting healthy for a second-half run, as forwards Danny Briere and James van Riemsdyk should miss the game with concussions. Meanwhile, forward Jaromir Jagr is questionable after missing three games with a lower-body injury.

Meanwhile, the Jets are also battling injury problems as forwards Tim Stapleton (lower-body injury), Alexander Burmistrov (possible concussion) and defenseman Dustin Byfuglien (knee) should be out.

Winnipeg will be trying to snap a three-game losing streak, which features the Jets netting only two goals during that span.

For more on the Flyers, check out the SB Nation blog Broad Street Hockey.