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Streit returns as Flyers try to rebound in San Jose; Gagner clears waivers

SAN JOSE, Calif. _ The Flyers will try to put Sunday's sloppy 4-2 loss in Anaheim behind them when they continue their West Coast trip Wednesday night in San Jose.

The Sharks have the NHL's worst home record (4-10); they recorded a 2-1 win over the Flyers at the SAP Center last year, scoring the winner on Matt Nieto's goal with 11.5 seconds left after a Braydon Coburn turnover.

"We've got to make sure we're not letting down, like we did the last game against Anaheim," winger Wayne Simmonds said. "We just have to go in confident. We've been playing good hockey and we have to get back on track."

Defenseman Mark Streit, sidelined for 19 games after undergoing surgery to repair pubic-plate displacement,  will return to the Flyers' lineup and will be paired with Nick Schultz.

"It feels strong and my skating is strong," Streit said. "There are no restrictions...It's just a matter of getting my timing back."

Streit is expected to quarterback the second power-play unit, with Shayne Gostisbehere remaining on the top unit.

The Flyers are five points behind Ottawa for the final wild-card spot, and they have two games in hand on the Senators.

Gagner clears. Forward Sam Gagner cleared waivers and he is expected to report to the Phantoms.

Breakaways. Jake Voracek has a six-game scoring streak.....Goalie Michal Neuvirth was expected to make his first start in five games but became ill and was replaced by Steve Mason.....Martin Jones, who blanked the Flyers in overtime, 1-0, at the Wells Fargo Center on Nov. 19, was the Sharks' starter......The Flyers will have to contain a Sharks power play that clicks at a 20.4 percent rate...Claude Giroux is point-less in his last five games.