Philadelphia faces New Jersey, looks to stop home losing streak

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New Jersey Devils (11-14-4, seventh in the East Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (15-11-4, fifth in the East Division)

Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia plays New Jersey looking to stop its three-game home skid.

The Flyers are 15-11-4 against division opponents. Philadelphia ranks ninth in the Nhl averaging 5.6 assists per game, led by Sean Couturier with 0.7.

The Devils are 11-14-4 against opponents in the East Division. New Jersey has scored 11 power-play goals, converting on 13.4% of chances.

In their last meeting on Jan. 28, Philadelphia won 3-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: James van Riemsdyk leads the Flyers with 13 goals and has 29 points. Claude Giroux has four goals over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

Ty Smith leads the Devils with 13 total assists and has 15 points. Travis Zajac has 9 points over the last 10 games for New Jersey.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 3-6-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.4 assists, three penalties and 6.6 penalty minutes while giving up 4.4 goals per game with an .820 save percentage.

Devils: 4-4-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.

INJURIES: Flyers: Sean Couturier: day to day (hip).

Devils: None listed.


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

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