Flyers face the Penguins in Metropolitan Division action

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Friday, December 1, 2023

Philadelphia Flyers (11-10-2, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (11-10-1, seventh in the Metropolitan Division)

Pittsburgh; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers visit the Pittsburgh Penguins in a matchup within the Metropolitan Division Saturday.

Pittsburgh is 11-10-1 overall with a 2-3-0 record in Metropolitan Division games. The Penguins have a 2-3-1 record in games decided by one goal.

Philadelphia is 11-10-2 overall with a 4-4-1 record in Metropolitan Division games. The Flyers have gone 9-1-2 when scoring three or more goals.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season between the two clubs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Sidney Crosby has 14 goals and 11 assists for the Penguins. Erik Karlsson has four goals and three assists over the past 10 games.

Sean Couturier has five goals and 10 assists for the Flyers. Owen Tippett has five goals and three assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Penguins: 5-4-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

Flyers: 6-3-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.8 assists, 4.3 penalties and 10.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Penguins: Mark Pysyk: out (lower-body), Rickard Rakell: out (upper body), Pierre-Olivier Joseph: out (undisclosed), Chad Ruhwedel: out (lower body).

Flyers: Noah Cates: out (foot), Ryan Ellis: out (lower body).


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