Neuvirth was chased from Tuesday's road game against the Blackhawks, saving only 12 of 16 shots in 25:04 between the pipes. However, Steve Mason, his replacement, took the loss.

Flyers coach Dave Hakstol saw enough from Neuvirth after he allowed his fourth goal, which counted as Marian Hossa's 500th career tally. But considering Mason coughed up two goals of his own on only 11 shots, it's hard to envision either netminder running away with the No. 1 job in Philly. Instead, expect a fairly even timeshare between Mason and Neuvy this season.

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