Standings: 6th in Metropolitan Division
Last Game: Win (SO) - 2-1 v. Senators (Jan. 6th)
- The Flyers are 105-68-19-7 all-time against the Capitals and 63-31-6-2 at home.
- Philadelphia has the best home ice power play this season at 28.2% and have scored at least one power play goal in eight of their last 10 games.
- Jakub Voracek continues to lead the NHL in scoring wit 48 points (15 G, 33 A) while Claude Giroux is tied for fourth (13 G, 31 A).
7-12-6, 2.50 GAA, .919 SV%
Mason, 26, was spectacular Tuesday against the Senators stopping 41 of 42 shots en route to a shootout victory. He underwent an MRI on Wednesday after suffering from general soreness. In 11 career starts against the Capitals, Mason is 6-3-2 with a 2.85 GAA and a .906 SV% with two shutouts.
Standings: 3rd in Metropolitan Division
Last Game: Win - 6-2 @ Maple Leafs (Jan. 7th)
- The Capitals have earned points in 14 of their last 15 games going 11-1-3 while outscoring opponents 50-31 over that span.
- Washington is 16-6-5 against the Eastern Conference this season and 11-2-4 over their last 17 against the East. Specifically, the Capitals are 9-2-3 against the Metropolitan Division.
- The Capitals are 20-1-2 when scoring first this season, 11-1-1 when leading after the first period and 18-1-2 when leading after the second.
19-8-6, 2.29 GAA, .921 SV%
Holtby, 25, stopped 31 of 33 shots fired his way on Wednesday night en route to a 6-2 victory against the Toronto Maple Leafs. He tied a franchise record on Wednesday with his 22nd consecutive start. In nine career starts against the Flyers, Holtby is 3-2-3 with a 3.38 GAA and a .890 SV% with one shutout.
2-3-1, 3.29 GAA, .872 SV%
Peters, 28, last appeared on November 29th stopping eight of 11 shots in two periods of work. In four career games against the Flyers, Peters is 1-2-0 with a 3.66 GAA and a .889 SV%.