Ilya Bryzgalov will be out of the doghouse and back in the net sometime this weekend.

OK, maybe that's a little harsh, but the game's highest-paid goaltender at $10 million per this season will start for the Flyers either Friday in Anaheim or Saturday in Phoenix, perhaps both.

Bryz has been benched since the first period of Thanksgiving eve while backup Sergei Bobrovsky fared well in 22/3 games, allowing three goals over eight periods.

"Bryz is the No. 1 goalie, but we gave Bob an opportunity because he did what we asked," Flyers coach Peter Laviolette said. "I think there's times when you can earn things as well.