Tonight will be a moment to remember for Nicolas Aube-Kubel, who was recalled from Lehigh Valley over the weekend.
The young forward will make his NHL debut against the Anaheim Ducks on Tuesday evening. He is expected to play on the fourth line for a team needing a spark. Dave Hakstol is hoping NAK can do that for them.
Here’s how the forwards break down, according to practice Monday:
Philadelphia is looking to end a losing streak and try to get back on track. It’s very early for statement games, but this team needs it big time tonight. If not, we could be seeing the beginning of a whole new shakeup.