Flyers visit the Penguins after Farabee’s 2-goal game


Philadelphia Flyers (11-5-3, fourth in the East Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (12-8-1, fifth in the East Division)

Pittsburgh; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Pittsburgh Penguins host Philadelphia after Joel Farabee scored two goals in the Flyers’ 5-2 loss to the Penguins.

The Penguins have gone 12-8-1 against division opponents. Pittsburgh has converted on 15.9% of power-play opportunities, scoring 10 power-play goals.

The Flyers are 11-5-3 against the rest of their division. Philadelphia ranks third in the Nhl recording 9.4 points per game, averaging 3.3 goals and 6.1 assists.

The teams meet for the second game in a row.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sidney Crosby has 18 total points for the Penguins, seven goals and 11 assists. Kris Letang has 11 points over the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.

James van Riemsdyk leads the Flyers with 10 goals and has 26 points. Farabee has eight goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 7-3-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.2 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .926 save percentage.

Flyers: 5-3-2, averaging 3.2 goals, six assists, 3.7 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .901 save percentage.

INJURIES: Penguins: Sidney Crosby: day to day (health and safety protocols), Mark Jankowski: day to day (upper body).

Flyers: None listed.


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

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