Detroit; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Detroit Red Wings host the Philadelphia Flyers in Eastern Conference action.
Detroit is 18-17-8 overall and 11-9-3 in home games. The Red Wings are 18-6-5 in games they score at least three goals.
Philadelphia has a 9-9-6 record on the road and a 19-20-7 record overall. The Flyers are 17-4-4 in games they score at least three goals.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two teams.
LAST 10 GAMES: Red Wings: 4-5-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.2 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.
Flyers: 7-3-0, averaging 3.4 goals, six assists, 3.2 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.6 goals per game.
The Associated Press