Standings: 6th in Metropolitan Division
Last Game: Loss - 5-2 @ Rangers (Nov. 29th)
- The Flyers are 14-12-4-3 all-time against the Sharks and 8-7-2-1 all-time in San Jose.
- Jakub Voracek has a point in every game the Flyers have scored this season and 19 of 23 games overall.
- Vinny Lecavalier is a healthy scratch for the first time in his career. Defenseman Michael Del Zotto is also a healthy scratch for tonight.
4-8-2, 2.75 GAA, .916 SV%
Mason, 26, allowed three goals on 24 shots in Friday's 3-0 loss to the New York Rangers in Philadelphia. The Flyers have lost five of his last six starts. In 14 career games against the Sharks, Mason is 6-7-1 with a 2.83 GAA and a .917 SV% and one shutout.
Standings: 5th in Pacific Division
Last Game: Win - 6-4 v. Ducks (Nov. 29th)
- The Sharks are 12-1-2-0 against the Flyers since 2002 and 6-1-1-0 in San Jose in that span.
- Defenseman Brent Burns is second in the NHL in goals amongst defensemen and third in points.
- Joe Thornton is one point away from tying Jeremy Roenick for 40th all-time in points.
8-7-3, 2.57 GAA, .914 SV%
Niemi, 31, allowed four goals on 34 shots in Saturday's 6-4 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks have lost seven of his last nine starts. In two career games against the Flyers, Niemi is 1-1-0 with a 2.32 GAA and a .918 SV% with one shutout.