Flyers v. Canadiens
Last Game: Win, 3-2 @ Devils (Tue. Jan 7th)
Streak: Won 2
- The Flyers return home after a successful six-game road trip in which they went 5-1-0.
- Philadelphia is riding a nine-game home winning streak and they haven't lost at the Wells Fargo Center in two months.
- This is the third and final meeting between Montreal and Philadelphia. The two teams split the first two games with the home team winning both times.
- The Flyers are 37-34-16-2 all-time at home against the Canadiens.
- Scott Hartnell has a career-high eight game scoring streak (4 G, 5 A).
- Brayden Schenn has scored a goal in four of the last five games.
Last Game: Win, 2-1 v. Panthers (Mon. Jan 6th)
Streak: Won 1
- Tonight's game marks the second time Danny Briere will play against his former team at the Wells Fargo Center this season.
- It is the first time defenseman P.K. Subban takes the ice after learning he was named to Team Canada on Tuesday morning.
- Lars Eller is three points away from 100 in his NHL career.
- The Canadiens are 21-0-3 when leading after two periods and 19-2-2 when scoring first this season.
- Montreal is one of three teams, along with Nashville (Weber) and Ottawa (Karlsson), who's leading scorer is a defenseman with Subban leading the way with 33 points (7 G, 26 A).
20-11-4, 2.22 GAA, .928 SV%
Price, 26, is coming off of a stellar start against the Panthers on Monday night stopping 26 of 27 shots fired his way to get the 2-1 victory. Price has not lost in regulation in his last six starts going 4-0-2 in that span. In 18 career starts against the Flyers, Price is 8-9-0 with a 2.67 GAA and a .916 SV% with two shutouts.
17-10-4, 2.39 GAA, .922 SV%
Mason, 25, got a big win for the Flyers in Phoenix on Saturday night stopping 26 of 29 Coyotes shots in the 5-3 victory. Mason has found success of late and is now 7-1-1 over his last nine starts. In two career starts against the Canadiens, Mason is 2-0-0 with a 1.92 GAA and a .931 SV% allowing just four goals on 58 shots.