Flyers v. Senators
Last Game: Loss, 5-1 @ Stars (Sat. Dec. 7th)
Streak: Lost 1
- The Flyers won each of their first two matchups against Ottawa (5-0 on November 12th and 5-2 on November 19th) and are looking for the season sweep tonight.
- The Flyers have a three game winning streak against the Senators dating back to last season.
- Philadelphia is 15-7-6-2 all time in Ottawa and 39-39-8-4 all-time against the Senators overall.
- Defenseman Mark Streit is two points away from 300 in the NHL.
- The Flyers have killed off 23 of their last 24 shorthanded opportunities over their last four games.
- Claude Giroux has recorded at least one point in eight of the last 11 games scoring four goals and added 10 points in that span.
Last Game: Loss - SO, 4-3 v. Maple Leafs (Sat. Dec. 7th)
Streak: Lost 2
- Ottawa overcame a 3-1 third period deficit only to lose in a shootout to Toronto on Saturday.
- The Senators have not beaten the Flyers in Ottawa since their 6-4 victory on January 8th, 2012.
- In 27 career games against the Flyers, captain Jason Spezza leads all Senators with eight goals, 16 assists, and 24 points.
- Ottawa is just 4-8-3 in 15 games at the Canadian Tire Centre this season after going 15-6-3 in 2012-13 when it was named the Scotiabank Center.
- Chris Neil is two goals away from 100 in his career and nine penalty minutes away from 2,100.
- This is the first game of a back-to-back for the Senators, who visit the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday.
- The Senators are wearing their heritage jersey tonight. they are 1-3-0 when wearing it this season.
10-9-2, 2.26 GAA, .929 SV%
Mason, 25, had his worst start in his Flyers career on Saturday against the Stars. Mason allowed four goals in a game for the first time in the orange and black, including three in a 62-second span in the second period. He was pulled after two period for Ray Emery. In seven career starts against the Senators, Mason is 5-2-0 with a 1.71 GAA and a .945 SV% and two shutouts. Mason's shutout on November 12th was the first Flyers shutout of the Senators since January 18th, 1999.
7-8-3, 3.38 GAA, .897 SV%
Anderson, 32, is coming off a decent start against Toronto on Saturday in which he allowed three goals on 31 shots. The Senators would go on to lose in a shootout. Anderson was in net for the Flyers 5-0 shutout of Ottawa on November 12th. In 12 career games against Philadelphia, Anderson is 7-3-1 with a 2.71 GAA and a .921 SV%.