PHILADELPHIA FLYERS NOTES:
Philadelphia Flyers at Carolina Hurricanes
TV: NBCSP | Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic
DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME (ET) BROADCAST INFO.
Sat., March 11 Pittsburgh Penguins PPG Paints Arena 3:30 p.m. ABC/ESPN+, 97.5 The Fanatic
Tue., March 14 Vegas Golden Knights Wells Fargo Center 7 p.m. NBCSP/97.5 The Fanatic
Fri., March 17 Buffalo Sabres Wells Fargo Center 7 p.m. NBCSP/93.3 WMMR
PLAYER INJURY DATES GAMES MISSED
Cam Atkinson IR-upper body 9/25-present 64
Sean Couturier IR-back 9/19-present 64
Ryan Ellis LTIR-groin/hip/back 10/11-present 64
Travis Konecny IR-upper body 2/21-present 6
2022-23 TOTAL MAN GAMES LOST: 338
FLYERS VS. HURRICANES: HEAD-TO-HEAD
88-41-25 ALL-TIME RECORD 52-73-29
48-17-12 HOME 28-34-15
40-24-13 ROAD 24-39-14
0-3-2 LAST 5 MEETINGS 5-0-0
4-3-3 LAST 10 MEETINGS 6-4-0
537 GOALS SCORED 435
18.9% POWER PLAY 17.0%
83.0% PENALTY KILL 81.1%
van Riemsdyk: 21 pts (6-15=21) in 38 GP
DeAngelo: 12 pts (3-9=12) in 13 GP
Two players tied at 11 pts
TEAM SCORING LEADERS Staal: 49 pts (22-27=49) in 74 GP
Stepan: 36 pts (11-25=36) in 44 GP
Aho: 23 pts (10-13=23) in 23 GP
Hart: 3-4-1, 3.19 GAA, .905 SV% in 8 GP
Sandstrom: Has not faced CAR
TEAM GOALTENDERS Andersen: 10-4-3, 3.00 GAA, .911 SV% in 17 GP
Raanta: 6-1-2, 2.37 GAA, .924 SV%, 1 SO in 9 GP
2022-23 SEASON SERIES (ALL TIMES EASTERN)
October 29 Wells Fargo Center CAR (4), PHI (3) OT
December 23 PNC Arena CAR (6), PHI (5)
March 9 PNC Arena 7 p.m.
March 18 Wells Fargo Center 7 p.m.
3/7 – Signed D Will Zmolek to a one-year entry-level contract
3/3 – Acquired a 2023 Sixth-Round Draft Pick from Ottawa in exchange for F Patrick Brown
3/3 – Acquired F Brendan Lemieux and a 2024 fifth-round draft pick from Los Angeles in exchange for F Zack MacEwen
3/3 – Activated F Tanner Lacyznski and F Zack MacEwen from Injured Reserve
- The Flyers are 13-12-4 in their last 29 games.
- Philadelphia has allowed the opposing team to score first in 38 of its 64 games this season. Philadelphia ranks T-10th in the NHL with 12 wins when trailing first in a game.
- The Flyers tallied 40 hits Feb. 11 vs. NSH for their sixth game of 40-plus hits this season. The six games of 40-plus hits are the most in a single season since recording 13 games during the 2014-15 season.
- Philadelphia recorded a franchise-best 59 hits Nov. 12 vs. OTT. The 59 hits are tied for the ninth-most in a regular season game in NHL history.
- Philadelphia registered 30 blocked shots Feb. 12 at CGY for its fifth game of the season with 30-plus blocked shots
– the most 30-plus blocked shot games in a Flyers season since 2005-06. The Flyers tallied a season-high 32 blocked shots Oct. 27 vs. FLA.
- The Flyers rank second in the NHL with 1,125 blocked shots and rank third with 1,795 hits.
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
- The Flyers continue their three-game road trip Thursday and only have four road games this month.
- Philadelphia has eight road games remaining in the 2022-23 regular season.
- The Flyers are 8-6-1 in its last 15 road games, including a season-high five-game road win streak, Dec. 29-Jan. 14.
- The Flyers have scored three-plus goals in 11 of their last 20 road games. Philadelphia is 9-3-4 on the road this season when scoring three-plus goals.
CAROLINA HURRICANES NOTES:
The Hurricanes registered a 4-3 shootout win over the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Tuesday, overcoming 2-0 and 3-2 deficits to post their 17th comeback win of the season. Jaccob Slavin, Brady Skjei and Jesper Fast each scored in regulation, and Brett Pesce led the team with two assists in Sebastian Aho’s 500th career NHL/Hurricanes game. Brent Burns converted Carolina’s first attempt in the shootout, and Teuvo Teravainen tied it in the third round before Jesperi Kotkaniemi netted his first career shootout goal to defeat his former team. Antti Raanta made eight saves in the first period but left the game due to injury, and Frederik Andersen stopped 13 of 14 shots faced in the final two frames and overtime before denying Montreal’s final four shootout attempts to earn the win in relief.
Jake Gardiner, upper-body, missed 62 games (10/12-3/7)
Ondrej Kase, concussion, missed 61 games (10/14-3/7)
Max Pacioretty, torn Achilles, missed 17 games (1/21-3/7)
2022-23 Man-Games Lost Due to Injury: 236
March 8 Recalled Pyotr Kochetkov from Chicago (AHL) on an emergency basis
March 1 Acquired Shayne Gostisbehere from Arizona in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2026 NHL Draft
Feb. 28 Acquired Jesse Puljujarvi from Edmonton in exchange for Patrik Puistola
DATE OPPONENT TIME TV RADIO
March 9 Philadelphia 7 p.m. BSSO HRN
March 11 Vegas 7 p.m. BSSO HRN
March 12 at New Jersey 7 p.m. BSSO HRN
March 14 Winnipeg 7 p.m. BSSO HRN
March 17 at Toronto 7 p.m. NHLN/BSSO HRN
- All times are Eastern | BSSO = Bally Sports South | HRN = Hurricanes Radio Network
UPCOMING PRACTICE SCHEDULE
DATE DAY LOCATION TIME
March 9 Thursday PNC Arena 10:30 a.m.
March 10 Friday Invisalign Arena 12 p.m.
March 11 Saturday PNC Arena 10:30 a.m.
March 12 Sunday No morning skate
March 13 Monday No practice
- All times are local. Times and locations are subject to change.
HURRICANES vs. FLYERS SERIES NOTES
— Carolina is facing Philadelphia in the third of four meetings between the teams during the 2022-23 season. The Hurricanes will travel to Wells Fargo Center on 3/18.
— The Hurricanes and Flyers are meeting for the 155th time in their regular-season histories. Carolina holds a 52-73-14-15 overall record, including a 28-34-9-6 home record.
— The Hurricanes lead the season series 2-0-0 in 2022-23 (Flyers: 0-1-1), and they are 10-4-0 in the teams’ last 14 meetings dating back to 12/31/18 (Philadelphia: 4-7-3).
— Carolina posted a 4-3 overtime win over Philadelphia at Wells Fargo Center on 10/29. Martin Necas and Jordan Staal tallied two points (1g, 1a), and Brent Burns added the overtime winner as Antti Raanta made 26 saves in net.
— The Hurricanes earned a 6-5 win over the Flyers at PNC Arena on 12/23. Jordan Martinook (1g, 2a) and Jordan Staal (3a) each recorded three points, while Antti Raanta made 26 saves in net.
— Sebastian Aho has recorded 23 points (10g, 13a) in 23 career regular-season games against Philadelphia.
— Jordan Staal has posted 49 points (22g, 27a) in 72 career regular-season games against the Flyers, marking his most goals and points against any NHL opponent. He has played the second-most games against Philadelphia of any active player.
— Paul Stastny has tallied 18 points (5g, 13a) in 24 career regular-season games against Philadelphia.
— Derek Stepan has earned 36 points (11g, 25a) in 44 career regular-season games against the Flyers.
— Teuvo Teravainen has registered 21 points (7g, 14a) in 25 career regular-season games against Philadelphia.
— Shayne Gostisbehere was selected by the Flyers in the third round (78th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft and recorded 219 points (60g, 159a) in 381 games with Philadelphia from 2014-21. He ranks sixth in assists, fifth in goals and points, fourth in power-play points (106) and third in power-play goals (27) among all defensemen in Flyers history.
— Hurricanes Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour recorded 601 points (235g, 366a) in 633 games with Philadelphia from 1991-00, and he was inducted into the Flyers Hall of Fame in 2015. He was acquired by Carolina along with Jean-Marc Pelletier and a second-round pick in the 2000 NHL Draft (Argis Saviels) in exchange for Keith Primeau and a fifth-round pick in the 2000 NHL Draft (Kristofer Ottosson) on 1/23/00.
— Tony DeAngelo recorded 51 points (10g, 41a) in 64 NHL games with the Hurricanes in 2021-22, marking the most points by any defenseman in a single season in team history (since relocation). He added 10 points (1g, 9a) in 14 playoff games with Carolina and was traded to Philadelphia on 7/8/22 in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft (Simon Forsmark), a third-round pick in the 2023 NHL Draft and a second-round pick in the 2024 NHL Draft.
— Flyers Associate Coach Brad Shaw played 212 NHL games as a defenseman for Hartford from 1986-92, recording 95 points (11g, 84a). He also appeared in 19 playoff games for the franchise, tallying 12 points (4g, 8a).