New York faces Philadelphia for division matchup
Philadelphia; Saturday, 1 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York plays Philadelphia in a matchup of Metropolitan Division teams at Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers are 10-11-2 against opponents in the Metropolitan Division. Philadelphia has scored 35 power-play goals, converting on 16.7 percent of chances.
The Islanders are 16-8-1 in division matchups. New York is last in the Eastern Conference shooting 28.3 shots per game. In their last meeting on March 9, Philadelphia won 5-2. James van Riemsdyk recorded a team-high 2 points for the Flyers.
LAST 10 GAMES: Islanders: 5-5-0, averaging 1.9 goals, 2.8 assists, three penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .906 save percentage.
Flyers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.2 assists, 3.2 penalties and seven penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .919 save percentage.
Flyers Injuries: Michael Raffl: day to day (undisclosed).
Islanders Injuries: Valtteri Filppula: out (upper body).