Canadiens visit the Flyers after shootout victory

March 28, 2023 GMT

Montreal Canadiens (30-38-6, eighth in the Atlantic Division) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (28-32-12, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)

Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Flyers -167, Canadiens +142; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Montreal Canadiens visit the Philadelphia Flyers after the Canadiens beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 in a shootout.

Philadelphia has a 28-32-12 record overall and a 16-16-5 record in home games. The Flyers have a -42 scoring differential, with 193 total goals scored and 235 given up.

Montreal has gone 14-21-3 in road games and 30-38-6 overall. The Canadiens lead league play serving 11.8 penalty minutes per game.

Tuesday’s game is the third meeting between these teams this season. The Canadiens won the previous meeting 5-4 in a shootout.

TOP PERFORMERS: Travis Konecny has 27 goals and 27 assists for the Flyers. Joel Farabee has four goals and four assists over the past 10 games.

Cole Caufield has 26 goals and 10 assists for the Canadiens. Jesse Ylonen has scored four goals and added two assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 5-4-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 4.8 assists, 4.4 penalties and 12.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

Canadiens: 4-5-1, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.8 assists, 4.2 penalties and 11.4 penalty minutes while giving up 4.1 goals per game.

INJURIES: Flyers: Cam Atkinson: out for season (neck), Ryan Ellis: out for season (back), Travis Konecny: out (upper-body), Sean Couturier: out (back).

Canadiens: Christian Dvorak: out for season (lower body), Kaiden Guhle: out for season (lower body), Sean Monahan: out (foot), Josh Anderson: out (lower body), Carey Price: out (knee), Juraj Slafkovsky: out (lower-body), Arber Xhekaj: out for season (upper-body), Paul Byron: out (hip), Cole Caufield: out for season (shoulder), Joel Armia: day to day (illness).


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