Vegas hosts Philadelphia after Marchessault’s 2-goal game
Paradise, Nevada; Thursday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Vegas hosts the Philadelphia Flyers after Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals in the Golden Knights’ 5-2 victory over the Ducks.
The Golden Knights are 12-7-3 on their home ice. Vegas leads the NHL shooting 34.1 shots per game while averaging 3.0 goals.
The Flyers are 9-11-1 on the road. Philadelphia has allowed 22 power-play goals, killing 81.7% of opponent opportunities.
In their last meeting on Oct. 21, Philadelphia won 6-2.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 5-5-0, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 3.9 penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .890 save percentage.
Golden Knights: 6-3-1, averaging 3.6 goals, six assists, 4.2 penalties and 9.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .896 save percentage.
INJURIES: Golden Knights: Cody Eakin: out (upper body).
Flyers: Travis Konecny: out (upper body).