Columbus, Ohio; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers enter the matchup with the Columbus Blue Jackets after losing three straight games.
Columbus has gone 4-9-1 overall with a 2-3-1 record against the Metropolitan Division. The Blue Jackets have allowed 61 goals while scoring 38 for a -23 scoring differential.
Philadelphia is 7-6-2 overall with a 1-1-2 record against the Metropolitan Division. The Flyers have a -6 scoring differential, with 37 total goals scored and 43 allowed.
The matchup Tuesday is the fifth meeting between these teams this season. The Blue Jackets won 5-2 in the last meeting.
LAST 10 GAMES: Blue Jackets: 3-6-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.8 penalty minutes while giving up 4.2 goals per game.
Flyers: 3-5-2, averaging two goals, 3.7 assists, 4.8 penalties and 13 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.
INJURIES: Blue Jackets: Jakub Voracek: out (upper body), Zach Werenski: out for season (seperated shoulder / torn labrum), Nick Blankenburg: out (ankle), Joona Luoto: out (upper body), Justin Danforth: out (shoulder), Sean Kuraly: out (upper body), Kent Johnson: day to day (undisclosed), Adam Boqvist: out (foot).
The Associated Press