The Philadelphia Flyers head north of the border in search of their third straight victory on Saturday when they visit the Montreal Canadians. The Flyers defeated the Boston Bruins 4-3 in their most recent outing on Wednesday. Sean Couturier scored a hat trick in the win, while Carter Hart made 39 saves.
Montreal plays the second half of a back-to-back on Saturday when hosting the Flyers after playing the first half against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday. The Canadians defeated the Florida Panthers 5-1 on Tuesday as Antti Niemi stopped 52 shots in net for the Canadians and Shea Weber scored one goal and assisted on another.
Sean Couturier leads the Flyers in goals scored with 19. Claude Giroux leads the Flyers in assists with 38 and points with 52. Goalie Carter Hart is 5-5-1 and has a goal’s against average of 2.72 and .915 save percentage. Philadelphia is 23rd in goals scored at 2.82 and 28th in goals against at 3.55.
Brendan Gallagher leads the Canadians in goals scored with 19. Max Domi is the assists leader with 26 and points leader with 41. Goalie Carey Price is 18-13-4 with a goals against of 2.65 and a save percentage of .912. Montreal is 13th in goals scored per game at 3.00 and 17th in goals against at 2.96.