Flyers @ Kings
Last Game: Loss, 5-3 @ Ducks (Thu. Jan 30th)
Streak: Lost 1
- The Flyers are 82-37-15-3 all-time against the Kings and 40-21-8-1 on the road against Los Angeles, including 6-1-1 all-time at the Staples Center.
- Tonight is the Flyers first visit to Los Angeles since December 30th, 2010.
- Former Kings forward Wayne Simmonds is one goal away from 100 in his NHL career.
- The Flyers have a power play goal in five straight games and 11 out of their last 14 games.
- Daniel Winnik's shorthanded goal on Thursday night was the ninth allowed by the Flyers this season tying them with the Edmonton Oilers for most shorthanded goals allowed.
- This is just the second time the Flyers face the Kings since they traded their captain, Mike Richards, to Los Angeles on June 23, 2011. This is the first time Richards and Carter face their former team together and it is the first time Brayden Schenn faces his former team as he missed the October 2011 game with a broken foot.
Last Game: Loss, 4-1 v. Penguins (Thu. Jan 30th)
Streak: Lost 2
- The Kings have allowed two or fewer goals in 30 of their last 41 games.
- Former-Flyer Jeff Carter leads Los Angeles with 20 goals while former Flyers captain Mike Richards leads the team with 28 assists.
- Los Angeles is 23-7-4 when scoring first and 19-3-0 when scoring three or more goals.
- The Kings have killed 40 of their last 47 penalties dating back to January 4th.
- Los Angeles is 14-6-3 at home this season and 13-6-3 overall against Eastern Conference teams.
- The Kings are 1-6-1 over their last eight games and Carter is on a five-game goalless drought.
20-14-5, 2.61 GAA, .914 SV%
Mason, 25, allowed four goals on 27 shots on Thursday night to the Anaheim Ducks but two of the goals were beautiful re-directions that Mason never really stood a chance. He is 18-7-5 in his last 30 appearances since November 2nd. In 12 career starts against the Kings, Mason is 5-7-0 with a 3.37 GAA and a .880 SV% with one shutout.
15-11-2, 2.13 GAA, .914 SV%
Quick, 28, was pulled on Thursday night after allowing three goals on seven shots in the first period against the Penguins. He is 1-5-1 in his last seven starts and has allowed three goals in back-to-back starts. In five career games against the Flyers, Quick is 3-1-0 with a 1.55 GAA and a .947 SV% with one shutout.