Flyers v. Bruins
Last Game: Win, 4-2 v. Maple Leafs (Fri. Mar 28th)
Streak: Won 1
- Philadelphia is 9-3-1 in the month of March and 13-4-1 since February 1st.
- The Flyers are 65-87-21-8 against the Bruins all-time and 37-39-10-3 all-time against them at home. Boston is the only team the Flyers have a sub-.500 record against at home.
- Philadelphia has 84 third period goals which is second in the NHL to Boston's 95.
- The Flyers are 19-2-1 when Claude Giroux scores and 32-13-3 when he registers a point. Giroux has registered at least one point in each of the Flyers' last 16 wins.
- Vinny Lecavalier needs one goal for 400 in the NHL.
- Over the last seven full seasons, no Eastern Conference team who has registered 94 points has missed the playoffs. The Flyers currently sit at 85 points with nine games remaining.
Last Game: Win, 4-2 @ Capitals (Sat. Mar 29th)
Streak: Won 2
- The Bruins have recorded points in each of their last 15 games going 14-0-1 in that span and are 17-1-3 in their last 21 games.
- Boston has played 14 afternoon games this season going 11-2-1 in those contests.
- The Bruins are in the second game of a back-to-back having beaten the Capitals yesterday by a score of 4-2. They are 12-2-0 this season in the second half of back-to-backs.
- Boston is 12-0-3 in their last 15 road games and have tied a franchise record by winning eight straight.
- Success in Philadelphia has not been hard to come by recently for the Bruins who are 10-2-1 in their last 13 trips to the City of Brotherly Love.
- Goaltender Tuukka Rask is 100th career win in the NHL.
33-14-5, 2.01 GAA, .931 SV%
Rask, 27, was on top of his game on Wednesday against the Blackhawks stopping all 28 shots fired his way for his second shutout of the month and seventh of the season. He is 8-0-1 over his last nine starts allowing more than one goal just once over his last six starts. In seven career starts against the Flyers, Rask is 4-1-1 with a 1.87 GAA and a .932 SV% and one shutout.
31-17-6, 2.53 GAA, .916 SV%
Mason, 25, was strong for the Flyers on Friday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs stopping 32 of 34 shots fired his way en route to a 4-2 victory. He has won five of his last six starts and has gone eight straight starts without allowing more than three goals. In five career starts against the Bruins, Mason is 3-1-1 with a 2.16 GAA and a .937 SV% with one shutout.