Philadelphia hosts New York, looks to break home losing streak

New York Islanders (12-13-6, eighth in the Metropolitan) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (13-18-7, seventh in the Metropolitan)

Philadelphia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

LINE: Flyers +107, Islanders -128; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia plays New York looking to break its three-game home slide.

The Flyers are 3-7-1 against the rest of their division. Philadelphia averages 9.1 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the Eastern Conference. Zack MacEwen leads the team serving 36 total minutes.

The Islanders are 3-5-1 against opponents from the Metropolitan. New York averages 10.5 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the Eastern Conference. Zdeno Chara leads the team serving 57 total minutes.

The teams meet for the second game in a row.

TOP PERFORMERS: Derick Brassard leads the Flyers with a plus-seven in 19 games this season. Joel Farabee has four goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

Adam Pelech leads the Islanders with a plus-six in 27 games this season. Mathew Barzal has two goals and six assists over the last 10 games for New York.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 2-6-2, averaging 2.2 goals, four assists, 3.7 penalties and 9.9 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.

Islanders: 6-3-1, averaging 2.8 goals, five assists, 3.3 penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while allowing 1.9 goals per game with a .942 save percentage.

INJURIES: Flyers: Gerald Mayhew: day to day (upper body), Patrick Brown: out (knee).

Islanders: Sebastian Aho: out (covid-19).


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