Hurricanes host the Flyers following shutout victory
Philadelphia Flyers (18-29-10, eighth in the Metropolitan) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (40-12-5, first in the Metropolitan)
Raleigh, North Carolina; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Carolina hosts the Philadelphia Flyers after the Hurricanes shut out Colorado 2-0. Antti Raanta earned the victory in the net for Carolina after recording 36 saves.
The Hurricanes are 10-5-0 against division opponents. Carolina has scored 192 goals and is fourth in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.4 goals per game. Sebastian Aho leads the team with 25.
The Flyers are 4-10-4 in division games. Philadelphia ranks 30th in the Eastern Conference with 30.5 shots per game and is averaging 2.5 goals.
In their last meeting on Feb. 21, Carolina won 4-3.
TOP PERFORMERS: Aho leads the Hurricanes with 34 assists and has 59 points this season. Teuvo Teravainen has 9 points over the last 10 games for Carolina.
Claude Giroux leads the Flyers with 24 total assists and has 41 points. Cam Atkinson has four goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 8-1-1, averaging three goals, 4.9 assists, 4.1 penalties and nine penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .931 save percentage.
Flyers: 3-5-2, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.4 assists, four penalties and 10.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .901 save percentage.
INJURIES: Hurricanes: Frederik Andersen: day to day (undisclosed), Brendan Smith: out (upper-body), Tony DeAngelo: out (midsection).
Flyers: None listed.