Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The New York Islanders will try to extend a four-game win streak with a victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.
Philadelphia is 7-6-3 overall with a 1-3-4 record against the Metropolitan Division. The Flyers serve 12.3 penalty minutes per game to rank fifth in NHL play.
New York is 6-1-0 against the Metropolitan Division and 11-6-0 overall. The Islanders have scored 57 total goals (3.4 per game) to rank ninth in the league.
Tuesday's game is the sixth time these teams meet this season. The Islanders won 5-2 in the previous matchup. Zach Parise led the Islanders with two goals.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 0-7-3, averaging two goals, 3.6 assists, 4.3 penalties and 11.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game.
Islanders: 7-3-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.2 assists, 4.5 penalties and 12.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game.
INJURIES: Flyers: Travis Konecny: out (upper-body), Bobby Brink: out (hip), Cam Atkinson: out (upper body), Scott Laughton: out (upper-body), Ryan Ellis: out (pelvis), James van Riemsdyk: out (finger), Wade Allison: out (oblique), Sean Couturier: out (back).
Islanders: Kyle Palmieri: day to day (upper body).