Montreal faces Philadelphia on 5-game home slide – Montreal

Montreal faces Philadelphia on 5-game home slide – Montreal


Philadelphia Flyers (14-7-5, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (11-9-5, sixth in the Atlantic Division)

Montreal; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Montreal takes on Philadelphia looking to end its five-game home slide.

The Canadiens are 5-6-5 against Eastern Conference opponents. Montreal has converted on 18.4% of power-play opportunities, scoring 14 power-play goals.

The Flyers are 6-2-2 against opponents from the Metropolitan Division. Philadelphia has surrendered 10 power-play goals, stopping 86.5% of opponent chances.

In their last meeting on Nov. 7, Philadelphia won 3-2.



TOP PERFORMERS: Tomas Tatar leads the Canadiens with 22 points, scoring seven goals and registering 15 assists. Shea Weber has collected 10 points over the last 10 games for Montreal.

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Travis Konecny leads the Flyers with 16 total assists and has collected 24 points. Claude Giroux has scored four goals over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 5-2-3, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.7 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while allowing 2.1 goals per game with a .927 save percentage.

Canadiens: 3-4-3, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game with a .880 save percentage.

Canadiens Injuries: None listed.

Flyers Injuries: None listed.

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




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