Flyers visit the Penguins following shutout win
Philadelphia Flyers (5-2-1, first in the Metropolitan) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (3-3-2, eighth in the Metropolitan)
Pittsburgh; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Penguins -156, Flyers +130; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia visits Pittsburgh after the Flyers shut out Arizona 3-0. Carter Hart earned the victory in the net for Philadelphia after recording 29 saves.
Pittsburgh went 37-16-3 overall with a 22-4-2 record at home during the 2020-21 season. The Penguins averaged 3.4 goals and 5.9 assists per game last season.
Philadelphia went 25-23-8 overall with a 13-11-4 record on the road in the 2020-21 season. The Flyers recorded 282 assists on 160 total goals last season.
The teams meet Thursday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Penguins: Tristan Jarry: out (covid-19), Chad Ruhwedel: out (covid-19), Marcus Pettersson: out (covid-19), Kris Letang: day to day (health protocols).
Flyers: Ryan Ellis: out (lower-body).