Philadelphia faces Buffalo, aims to stop home skid

April 17, 2022 GMT

Buffalo Sabres (28-38-11, sixth in the Atlantic) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (23-41-11, eighth in the Metropolitan)

Philadelphia; Sunday, 5 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Flyers -115, Sabres -104; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia takes on Buffalo looking to end its four-game home skid.

The Flyers are 9-28-8 in conference play. Philadelphia is last in the Eastern Conference averaging 6.8 points per game. Cam Atkinson leads the team with 50 total points.

The Sabres are 8-13-4 against opponents from the Atlantic. Buffalo ranks 21st in the Eastern Conference with 29.5 shots per game and is averaging 2.7 goals.

The teams meet for the second game in a row.

TOP PERFORMERS: Travis Konecny leads the Flyers with 32 assists and has 46 points this season. Kevin Hayes has five assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.


Tage Thompson leads the Sabres with 61 points, scoring 34 goals and collecting 27 assists. Alex Tuch has six assists over the last 10 games for Buffalo.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 2-8-0, averaging 2.5 goals, 3.4 assists, 3.5 penalties and 10.6 penalty minutes while giving up 4.3 goals per game with an .872 save percentage.

Sabres: 4-5-1, averaging three goals, 4.9 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with an .884 save percentage.

INJURIES: Flyers: Cam York: day to day (lower-body), Rasmus Ristolainen: out (upper body), Patrick Brown: day to day (upper-body), Nick Seeler: out (lower-body), Carter Hart: day to day (lower-body), Cam Atkinson: day to day (lower-body).

Sabres: Mattias Samuelsson: day to day (undisclosed), Cody Eakin: day to day (undisclosed).


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