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Philadelphia plays Toronto on 3-game home slide

By The Associated PressMarch 27, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs (45-25-6, third in the Atlantic Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (36-32-8, sixth in the Metropolitan Division)

Philadelphia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia takes on Toronto looking to end its three-game home losing streak.

The Flyers are 18-16-4 on their home ice. Philadelphia has given up 45 power-play goals, killing 79.5 percent of opponent chances.

The Maple Leafs are 27-15-4 in Eastern Conference play. Toronto is fourth in the league recording 9.6 points per game, averaging 3.6 goals and 6.1 assists. In their last meeting on March 15, Toronto won 7-6. Jake Muzzin recorded two goals for the Maple Leafs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Claude Giroux leads the Flyers with a plus-14 in 76 games played this season. Sean Couturier has totaled four goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Maple Leafs: 4-4-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.8 assists, 2.6 penalties and 5.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game with a .880 save percentage.

Flyers: 4-6-0, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.2 penalties and 6.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .912 save percentage.

Flyers Injuries: None listed.

Maple Leafs Injuries: Jake Gardiner: day to day (undisclosed), Travis Dermott: out (upper body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.

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