Philadelphia faces Carolina, looks for 6th straight home win
Philadelphia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia hosts Carolina trying to prolong its five-game home winning streak.
The Flyers are 15-4-4 against the rest of their division. Philadelphia is sixth in the league averaging 3.3 goals per game, led by Travis Konecny with 24.
The Hurricanes are 17-16-2 against conference opponents. Carolina has converted on 21.2% of power-play opportunities, recording 41 power-play goals.
In their last meeting on Jan. 7, Carolina won 5-4.
TOP PERFORMERS: Konecny leads the Flyers with 24 goals and has totaled 61 points. Claude Giroux has recorded 11 points over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
LAST 10 GAMES: Hurricanes: 4-4-2, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.2 assists, four penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while allowing 3.3 goals per game with a .894 save percentage.
Flyers: 8-2-0, averaging 4.4 goals, 8.2 assists, four penalties and 8.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game with a .908 save percentage.
INJURIES: Flyers: James van Riemsdyk: day to day (hand).