PHILADELPHIA FLYERS NOTES:
Philadelphia Flyers at Pittsburgh Penguins
PPG Paints Arena
TV: ABC/ESPN+ | Radio: 97.5 The Fanatic
DATE OPPONENT LOCATION TIME (ET) BROADCAST INFO.
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
Sat., March 18 Carolina Hurricanes Wells Fargo Center 5 p.m. ESPN+, Hulu/93.3 WMMR
PLAYER INJURY DATES GAMES MISSED
Wade Allison undisclosed, day-to-day 3/9-present 1
Cam Atkinson IR-upper body 9/25-present 65
Sean Couturier IR-back 9/19-present 65
Ryan Ellis LTIR-groin/hip/back 10/11-present 65
Travis Konecny IR-upper body 2/21-present 7
Brendan Lemieux undisclosed, day-to-day 3/9-present 1
2022-23 TOTAL MAN GAMES LOST: 344
FLYERS VS. PENGUINS: HEAD-TO-HEAD
163-99-43 ALL-TIME RECORD 112-153-40
103-37-12 HOME 71-57-25
60-62-31 ROAD 41-96-15
1-2-2 LAST 5 MEETINGS 4-1-0
4-4-2 LAST 10 MEETINGS 6-3-1
1,086 GOALS SCORED 939
24.1% POWER PLAY 23.5%
76.5% PENALTY KILL 75.9%
van Riemsdyk: 30 pts (13-17=30) in 51 GP
Hayes: 17 pts (8-9=17) in 31 GP
Two Players Tied at 12 pts
TEAM SCORING LEADERS Crosby: 121 pts (52-69=121) in 81 GP
Malkin: 82 pts (29-53=82) in 68 GP
Letang: 48 pts (10-38=48) in 61 GP
Hart: 4-4-2, 3.40 GAA, .896 SV% in 11 GP
Sandstrom: 0-0-0, 0.00 GAA, 1.000 SV% in 1 GP
TEAM GOALTENDERS Jarry: 10-4-1, 2.87 GAA, .903 SV% in 16 GP
DeSmith: 1-2-0, 3.48 GAA, .882 SV% in 4 GP
2022-23 SEASON SERIES (ALL TIMES EASTERN)
November 25 Wells Fargo Center PIT (4), PHI (1)
March 11 PPG Paints Arena 3:30 p.m.
April 2 PPG Paints Arena 6 p.m.
3/10 – Relieved President of Hockey Operations & General Manger, Chuck Fletcher, of his duties; Named Daniel Briere Interim General Manager
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
- The Flyers are 13-13-4 in their last 30 games.
- Philadelphia has allowed the opposing team to score first in 39 of its 65 games this season. Philadelphia ranks T-11th 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 1,147 blocked shots and rank third with 1,816 hits.
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
- The Flyers conclude their three-game road trip Saturday and only have four road games this month.
- Philadelphia has seven road games remaining in the 2022-23 regular season.
- The Flyers are 8-7-1 in its last 16 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 21 road games. Philadelphia is 9-3-4 on the road this season when scoring three-plus goals.
PITTSBURGH PENGUINS NOTES:
LAST 2 GAMES
Mar. 9: NY Islanders 4, Pittsburgh 3 (OT) – PPG Paints Arena
PIT Goals: Guentzel, Archibald, Zucker
Multiple Points: Petry (2A)
Goalie: Jarry (24 saves, 28 shots)
Key Stats: Marcus Pettersson recorded his 100th-career assist as the Penguins fell in overtime.
Mar. 7: Pittsburgh 5, Columbus 4 (OT) – PPG Paints Arena
PIT Goals: Zucker (2), Heinen, Guentzel, Crosby (OT)
Multiple Points: Crosby (1G-2A), Malkin (3A), Zucker (2G), Rakell (2A)
Goalie: Jarry (8 saves, 12 shots), DeSmith (15 saves, 15 shots)
Key Stats: Sidney Crosby became the second player in NHL history to score 20 goals in overtime.
Position Player Status Consecutive Games Missed Total Games Missed
F Ryan Poehling Upper-Body 12 26
2022-23 Total Regular-Season Man-Games Lost: 151
Mar. 10 F Alex Nylander recalled from WBS (AHL).
Mar. 9 F Alex Nylander re-assigned to WBS (AHL).
Mar. 7 F Alex Nylander recalled from WBS (AHL).
Mar. 4 F Drew O’Connor recalled from WBS (AHL).
Mar. 3 D Dmitry Kulikov acquired in exchange for Brock McGinn and a 2024 third-round draft pick.
Pittsburgh’s All-Time Record vs. Flyers: 112-153-40
In Pittsburgh: 71-57-25
In Philadelphia: 41-96-15
OT Record vs. Flyers: 16-14-16
Shootout Record vs. Flames: 5-1
2022-23 Results: Pittsburgh went 1-0-0.
Penguins All-Time Point Leaders vs. FLYERS:
Mario Lemieux: 71 GP, 124 PTS (51G-73A)
Sidney Crosby: 81 GP, 121 PTS (52G-69A)
Evgeni Malkin: 68 GP, 82 PTS (29G-53A)
- The Penguins continue along their season-long (tied) five-game homestand as they take on the Philadelphia Flyers at PPG Paints Arena (TV: ESPN; Radio: 105.9 The X).
- A win today would allow the Penguins to take the season series for the secondstraight season and fourth time in the last six campaigns.
- The Penguins are 7-3-1 in their last 11 games played against the Flyers.
- Pittsburgh has points in seven of its last eight home games versus Philadelphia (6-1-1) dating back to Oct. 29, 2019.
- The Penguins are 5-1-1 over their last seven games total.