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Rangers bring 9-game win streak into matchup against the Flyers

New York Rangers (38-16-3, first in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (30-20-7, third in the Metropolitan Division)

Philadelphia; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The New York Rangers seek to prolong a nine-game win streak with a victory against the Philadelphia Flyers.

Philadelphia has a 30-20-7 record overall and an 8-6-2 record in Metropolitan Division games. The Flyers have committed 234 total penalties (4.1 per game) to rank seventh in league play.

New York is 38-16-3 overall and 9-4-0 against the Metropolitan Division. The Rangers are eighth in league play with 192 total goals (averaging 3.4 per game).

The teams play Saturday for the second time this season. The Rangers won the last matchup 3-1. Alexis Lafreniere scored two goals in the win.

TOP PERFORMERS: Owen Tippett has scored 21 goals with 14 assists for the Flyers. Travis Konecny has five goals and seven assists over the last 10 games.

Artemi Panarin has 32 goals and 45 assists for the Rangers. Chris Kreider has seven goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 5-4-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.4 assists, 4.5 penalties and 11 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game.

Rangers: 9-1-0, averaging 4.1 goals, 7.2 assists, 3.8 penalties and 9.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

INJURIES: Flyers: Rasmus Ristolainen: out (upper body), Ryan Ellis: out (lower body), Tyson Foerster: day to day (lower body).

Rangers: Blake Wheeler: out for season (lower-body), Filip Chytil: out for season (upper-body).

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

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