Despite having less-than-stellar seasons to this point, the Philadelphia Flyers and Tampa Bay Lightning are two franchises with very bright futures. These two teams square off March 18 on NBC Sports Network at 7:30 p.m. ET and will showcase some of the brightest young stars in the game.
These two teams list 14 players on their active rosters who are 23 years old or younger. Add in stars like Claude Giroux, 25, and Wayne Simmonds, 24, for the Flyers, and you have nearly an entire group of skaters that haven’t hit their prime years yet.
When these two teams face off Monday, the young talent will cover every inch of ice. In preparation for that contest, here is an in-depth breakdown of the young stars for Tampa Bay and Philadelphia