Pittsburgh visits Philadelphia after Malkin’s 2-goal game
Pittsburgh Penguins (45-23-11, third in the Metropolitan) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (24-43-11, eighth in the Metropolitan)
Philadelphia; Sunday, 4 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Flyers +212, Penguins -263; over/under is 6.5
BOTTOM LINE: Pittsburgh visits the Philadelphia Flyers after Evgeni Malkin scored two goals in the Penguins’ 7-2 win against the Red Wings.
The Flyers are 10-30-8 against Eastern Conference opponents. Philadelphia averages 9.0 penalty minutes per game, the eighth-most in the Eastern Conference. Zack MacEwen leads the team serving 108 total minutes.
The Penguins are 13-8-3 against the rest of their division. Pittsburgh is fifth in the Eastern Conference recording 9.1 points per game, averaging 3.3 goals and 5.8 assists.
In their last meeting on Feb. 15, Pittsburgh won 5-4.
TOP PERFORMERS: Travis Sanheim leads the Flyers with a plus-10 in 76 games this season. James van Riemsdyk has six goals and one assist over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
Brian Dumoulin leads the Penguins with a plus-25 in 73 games this season. Jake Guentzel has 16 points over the last 10 games for Pittsburgh.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 3-7-0, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.1 assists, 3.5 penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game with an .884 save percentage.
Penguins: 4-5-1, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.5 assists, three penalties and seven penalty minutes while allowing 2.7 goals per game with a .923 save percentage.
INJURIES: Flyers: Cam York: out (lower-body), Rasmus Ristolainen: out (upper body), Patrick Brown: out (upper-body), Nick Seeler: out (lower-body), Carter Hart: out (lower-body), Cam Atkinson: out (lower-body).
Penguins: Tristan Jarry: out (foot).