Flyers visit the Avalanche after Konecny's 2-goal game

Philadelphia Flyers (14-10-2, second in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Colorado Avalanche (16-8-2, first in the Central Division)

Denver; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers visit the Colorado Avalanche after Travis Konecny's two-goal game against the Arizona Coyotes in the Flyers' 4-1 win.

Colorado has gone 9-3-0 at home and 16-8-2 overall. The Avalanche serve 11.0 penalty minutes per game to rank seventh in NHL play.

Philadelphia has a 14-10-2 record overall and an 8-4-1 record on the road. The Flyers rank fifth in league play serving 11.2 penalty minutes per game.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two clubs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nathan MacKinnon has scored 10 goals with 26 assists for the Avalanche. Valeri Nichushkin has four goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

Konecny has 14 goals and eight assists for the Flyers. Tyson Foerster has scored four goals with two assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 5-3-2, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 3.6 penalties and 10.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

Flyers: 6-3-1, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.1 assists, 4.2 penalties and 10.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game.

INJURIES: Avalanche: Chris Wagner: out (achilles), Artturi Lehkonen: out (undisclosed), Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee), Pavel Francouz: out for season (groin), Valeri Nichushkin: day to day (illness), Samuel Girard: out (personal).

Flyers: Ryan Poehling: day to day (illness), Noah Cates: out (foot), Ryan Ellis: out (lower body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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