Flyers face the Hurricanes on 4-game skid
Philadelphia; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia enters the matchup against Carolina as losers of four in a row.
The Flyers are 22-25-4 against Eastern Conference opponents. Philadelphia has given up 51 power-play goals, killing 78.3 percent of opponent opportunities.
The Hurricanes are 12-13-2 against division opponents. Carolina leads the Eastern Conference recording 34.5 shots per game while averaging 3.0 goals. In their last meeting on March 30, Carolina won 5-2. Teuvo Teravainen recorded a team-high 2 points for the Hurricanes in the victory.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 6-4-0, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.3 penalties and 6.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .924 save percentage.
Flyers: 3-7-0, averaging two goals, 3.6 assists, 3.2 penalties and 7.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .903 save percentage.
Flyers Injuries: None listed.
Hurricanes Injuries: Calvin de Haan: day to day (upper body).