Montreal visits Philadelphia for conference battle
Montreal Canadiens (15-35-8, eighth in the Atlantic) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (18-30-10, eighth in the Metropolitan)
Philadelphia Cream; Sunday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTS LINES LINE: Flyers -146, Canadians +124; plus/minus is 6
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia takes on Montreal in Eastern Conference play.
The Flyers are 6-21-7 against Eastern Conference opponents. Philadelphia averages 8.8 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the Eastern Conference. Zack MacEwen leads the team in serving 75 total minutes.
The Canadiens are 8-20-2 in the Eastern Conference. Montreal averages 10.4 penalty minutes per game, the third most in the Eastern Conference. Michael Pezzetta leads the team in service by 68 minutes in total.
In their last meeting on December 16, the Montrealers won 3-2.
BEST PERFORMERS: Cam Atkinson leads the Flyers with 21 goals and 44 points. Travis Konecny has two goals and four assists in Philadelphia’s last 10 games.
Nicholas Suzuki leads the Canadiens with 41 points, scoring 14 goals and 27 assists. Cole Caufield has eight assists in Montreal’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 3-6-1, averaged 2.3 goals, four assists, 3.8 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes while allowing 2.9 goals per game with a .910 save percentage .
Canadiens: 7-2-1, averaged 3.6 goals, 5.6 assists, 4.2 penalties and nine penalty minutes while allowing 2.8 goals per game with a .911 save percentage.
INJURIES: Flyers: Scott Laughton: day to day (head).
Canadians: Christian Dvorak: out (upper body), David Savard: out (ankle).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.