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Flyers go for fifth straight win

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Colorado (15-14-1) at Philadelphia (16-7-6), 7:00 p.m. EST

PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- The Philadelphia Flyers look to keep
rolling when they host the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday.

Philadelphia has won four straight games and is 11-1-2 in its
last 14 contests after Saturday's 6-3 triumph against
Pittsburgh.

Mike Knuble scored twice and defenseman Kimmo Timonen handed out
four assists for the Flyers, who are second in the Eastern
Conference in scoring at 3.41 goals per game.

Colorado is coming off a 3-2 victory over Detroit on Monday,
snapping an eight-game losing streak against the Red Wings.

Defenseman Jordan Leopold scored on a penalty shot and added an
assist and Andrew Raycroft made 34 saves in the win. It was
Raycroft's first start since November 29.

The Avalanche defeated the Flyers, 5-2, on October 16 and have
won the last five meetings. Philadelphia last beat Colorado on
December 27, 2002 with a 2-1 overtime victory.

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