Flyers v. Canadiens
Last Game: Loss, 7-2 @ Blackhawks (Wed. Dec. 11th)
Streak: Lost 3
- The Flyers were embarrassed on national television 7-2 last night against the Chicago Blackhawks.
- The Flyers return home after a two-week road trip in which they stumbled to a 2-3-1 record.
- The Flyers are 68-77-30-4 all-time against the Canadiens making Montreal one of two teams (along with the Bruins) that the Flyers have a losing record against.
- Defenseman Mark Streit is one point away from 300 in his NHL career while Scott Hartnell is three points from 500 NHL points.
- The Flyers have scored first in the three straight games and have lost all three games.
- Flyers have allowed two goals in a span of two minutes or less in four of hteir last five games, including a span of two goals in 29 seconds last night.
Last Game: Loss, 6-0 v. Kings (Tue. Dec. 10th)
Streak: Lost 1
- The Canadiens are coming off an embarrassing 6-0 loss to the Los Angeles Kings at home on Tuesday night.
- Prior to the loss on Tuesday, the Canadiens went 10 games without losing in regulation going 9-0-1 over that span.
- Tonight marks the return of Danny Briere who played in Philadelphia from 2007-13.
- The Canadiens have lost eight-straight games in Philadelphia dating back to losing three games during the 2010 Eastern Conference Finals.
- Montreal took the first game of their three game season series against the Flyers in October with a 4-1 victory.
- The Canadiens boast the league's sixth-ranked power play at 21.9% but have gone 0-for-12 on the man-advantage over their last four games.
14-9-2, 2.08 GAA, .934 SV%
Price, 26, is coming off a merciless loss to the Kings on Tuesday night in which he played just over 25 minutes and was pulled after allowing four goals on just 16 shots on net. Prior to the loss to the Kings, Price had won seven straight starts. In 17 career starts against the Flyers, Price is 8-8-0 with a 2.71 GAA and a .916 SV%.
10-9-3, 2.33 GAA, .927 SV%
Mason, 25, is coming off a tough 5-4 shootout loss to the Ottawa Senators on Monday. Mason allowed four goals on 34 shots and only allowed one shootout goal but it was enough to get the loss. Mason played a majority of the third period last night against the Blackhawks allowing one goal on five shots. He has now allowed four goals in each of his last two starts. In one career start against the Canadiens, Mason is 1-0-0 with a 2.78 GAA and a .919 SV%.