Robin Lehner to get second straight start for Blackhawks vs. Flyers

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Robin Lehner will start in goal for the Blackhawks when they battle the Philadelphia Flyers at the United Center on Thursday to wrap up a seven-game homestand, coach Jeremy Colliton confirmed after morning skate. This will be his second consecutive start and fourth of the season.

Lehner is coming off a game in which he turned aside 33 of 34 shots for a save percentage of .971, which earned him the No. 3 star of the game in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Vegas Golden Knights on Tuesday. 

"He's been good," Colliton said. "I thought all three games he played [in] and I thought [in] preseason he was strong too. That's good. That's what we want, competition, and it's going to push both guys to be better."

Lehner is 1-0-2 with a 1.93 goals-against average and .943 save percentage in three starts this season. He's also 4-6-0 with a 3.01 goals-against average and .897 save percentage in 10 career starts against the Flyers.

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