Standings: 6th in Metropolitan Division
Last Game: Loss - 6-3 @ Canadiens (Nov. 15th)
- The Flyers have lost their last eight regular season games at Madison Square Garden, all of the losses coming in regulation.
- Philadelphia will be without captain Claude Giroux who is out with a lower-body injury. R.J. Umberger will replace Giroux on the Flyers' top line.
- Brayden Schenn has a career-best five-game point streak going with three goals and four assists in that span.
3-5-1, 3.02 GAA, .911 SV%
Mason, 26, Allowed four goals on 38 shots in a 4-3 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. He has allowed seven goals in his last two starts combined. In seven career games against the New York Rangers, Mason is 4-1-1 with a 2.49 GAA and a .928 SV% allowing 16 goals on 221 shots.
Standings: 3rd in Metropolitan Division
Last Game: Loss - 5-1 v. Lightning (Nov. 17th)
- The Rangers have outscored the Flyers 31-9 over their eight-game home winning streak.
- Rick Nash has not scored in his last nine games against the Flyers.
- The Rangers have just eight power play goals on the season posting a 15.4% power play unit, ranking 22nd in the NHL.
0-2-1, 3.48 GAA, .880 SV%
Talbot, 27, allowed five goals on 31 shots in a 5-4 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs on November 8th. The Rangers have lost all four games Talbot has played in this season. In one career game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Talbot allowed two goals on 27 shots in a 2-1 loss in his NHL debut last October.