Flyers look to stop road losing streak, face the Penguins
Philadelphia Flyers (24-30-11, seventh in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (32-22-10, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)
Pittsburgh; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers will attempt to stop a four-game road slide when they play the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Pittsburgh has a 32-22-10 record overall and a 6-7-5 record in Metropolitan Division play. The Penguins are 6-5-6 in games their opponents commit fewer penalties.
Philadelphia has a 6-10-5 record in Metropolitan Division play and a 24-30-11 record overall. The Flyers serve 10.4 penalty minutes per game to rank eighth in NHL play.
The teams square off Saturday for the second time this season. The Penguins won the last matchup 4-1.
TOP PERFORMERS: Sidney Crosby has 28 goals and 49 assists for the Penguins. Jason Zucker has scored eight goals over the past 10 games.
Travis Konecny has 27 goals and 27 assists for the Flyers. Scott Laughton has scored three goals and added two assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 5-4-1, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.8 assists, 4.4 penalties and 11.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.6 goals per game.
Flyers: 2-7-1, averaging 1.9 goals, 2.8 assists, 3.5 penalties and 10.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game.
INJURIES: Penguins: Ryan Poehling: out (upper body).
Flyers: Cam Atkinson: out for season (neck), Brendan Lemieux: day to day (undisclosed), Ryan Ellis: out for season (pelvis), Wade Allison: day to day (undisclosed), Travis Konecny: out (upper-body), Sean Couturier: out (back).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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