Flyers face the Sabres on 10-game skid

January 21, 2022 GMT

Philadelphia Flyers (13-19-8, sixth in the Metropolitan) vs. Buffalo Sabres (12-21-7, sixth in the Atlantic)

Buffalo, New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia looks to end its 10-game losing streak when the Flyers take on Buffalo.

The Sabres are 5-13-7 in conference matchups. Buffalo averages only 3.2 penalties per game, the fewest in the league. Rasmus Dahlin leads them averaging 0.4.

The Flyers are 3-8-2 against opponents from the Metropolitan. Philadelphia is 29th in the Eastern Conference with 30.7 shots per game and is averaging 2.5 goals.

The teams match up Saturday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jeff Skinner leads the Sabres with 14 goals, adding 10 assists and totaling 24 points. Alex Tuch has three goals over the last 10 games for Buffalo.

Claude Giroux has 31 total points while scoring 12 goals and totaling 19 assists for the Flyers. Cam Atkinson has 9 points over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.


LAST 10 GAMES: Sabres: 2-6-2, averaging 2.3 goals, four assists, 3.7 penalties and 10.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with a .905 save percentage.

Flyers: 0-7-3, averaging 1.9 goals, 3.6 assists, 3.9 penalties and 10.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .900 save percentage.

INJURIES: Sabres: Kyle Okposo: out (upper body), Dustin Tokarski: out (health protocols), Vinnie Hinostroza: out (lower body).

Flyers: Patrick Brown: out (knee), Kevin Hayes: out (upper body).


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