Florida hosts conference rival Philadelphia
Sunrise, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Florida and Philadelphia square off in Eastern Conference action.
The Panthers are 19-15-4 in Eastern Conference games. Florida is third in the NHL recording 9.5 points per game, averaging 3.5 goals and 6.0 assists.
The Flyers are 22-8-5 in conference play. Philadelphia has given up 32 power-play goals, killing 81.4% of opponent chances.
In their last meeting on Feb. 10, Philadelphia won 4-1. James van Riemsdyk recorded a team-high 2 points for the Flyers.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 6-3-1, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.4 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while allowing 2.4 goals per game with a .908 save percentage.
Panthers: 5-4-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.6 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .904 save percentage.
Flyers: None listed.