Philadelphia hosts New York after van Riemsdyk’s 2-goal game
Philadelphia; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia hosts the New York Rangers after James van Riemsdyk scored two goals in the Flyers’ 5-4 shootout win against the Senators.
The Flyers are 6-2-2 against opponents in the Metropolitan Division. Philadelphia has given up 19 power-play goals, killing 82.4% of opponent chances.
The Rangers are 6-2-0 against the rest of their division. New York averages 12.3 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the league. Brendan Lemieux leads the team serving 85 total minutes.
The teams match up Monday for the first time this season.
LAST 10 GAMES: Rangers: 4-5-1, averaging three goals, 4.9 assists, four penalties and 10.8 penalty minutes while allowing 2.6 goals per game with a .918 save percentage.
Flyers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.7 assists, four penalties and 10.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.
INJURIES: Flyers: Travis Konecny: out (upper body).
Rangers: None listed.