Flyers take losing streak into game against the Canadiens

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Monday, April 8, 2024

Philadelphia Flyers (36-31-11, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Montreal Canadiens (29-36-12, eighth in the Atlantic Division)

Montreal, Quebec; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Philadelphia Flyers, on a seven-game losing streak, take on the Montreal Canadiens.

Montreal is 29-36-12 overall and 15-20-4 at home. The Canadiens are eighth in NHL play serving 10.3 penalty minutes per game.

Philadelphia is 36-31-11 overall and 17-15-7 on the road. The Flyers have a -24 scoring differential, with 222 total goals scored and 246 given up.

Tuesday's game is the third time these teams meet this season. The Canadiens won 4-1 in the previous matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nicholas Suzuki has 33 goals and 41 assists for the Canadiens. Joel Armia has scored five goals and added one assist over the past 10 games.

Owen Tippett has 28 goals and 23 assists for the Flyers. Travis Konecny has four goals and three assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canadiens: 4-5-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 4.8 penalties and 11.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

Flyers: 2-5-3, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.3 assists, 2.8 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 3.8 goals per game.

INJURIES: Canadiens: Joshua Roy: out (upper body), Kirby Dach: out for season (knee), Christian Dvorak: out (pectoral).

Flyers: Rasmus Ristolainen: out (upper body), Ryan Ellis: out (lower body), Sean Couturier: day to day (shoulder).


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