Philadelphia takes on Carolina in Metropolitan Division play

Carolina Hurricanes (4-2-1, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (5-2-0, first in the Metropolitan Division)

Philadelphia; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Hurricanes -178, Flyers +150; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers host the Carolina Hurricanes in a matchup of Metropolitan Division opponents.

Philadelphia had a 25-46-11 record overall and went 8-14-4 in Metropolitan Division games last season. The Flyers averaged 2.6 goals on 31.0 shots per game last season.

Carolina had a 54-20-8 record overall and went 20-12-1 in Metropolitan Division games last season. The Hurricanes scored 277 total goals last season, with 51 power-play goals and four shorthanded goals.

INJURIES: Flyers: Bobby Brink: out (hip), Cam Atkinson: out (upper body), Ryan Ellis: out (pelvis), James van Riemsdyk: out (finger), Patrick Brown: out (back), Sean Couturier: out (back).

Hurricanes: Ryan Suzuki: out (upper body), Ondrej Kase: out (concussion), Jake Gardiner: out (hip/back), Calvin de Haan: day to day (undisclosed), Cavan Fitzgerald: out (undisclosed), Max Pacioretty: out (achilles).

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

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