Ottawa hosts Philadelphia after Pageau’s 3-goal game

Philadelphia Flyers (10-5-3, third in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Ottawa Senators (7-10-1, eighth in the Atlantic Division)

Ottawa, Ontario; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Ottawa hosts the Philadelphia Flyers after Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored three goals in the Senators’ 4-2 victory against the Devils.

The Senators are 5-6-0 against Eastern Conference opponents. Ottawa averages 11.3 penalty minutes per game, the fourth-most in the league. Mark Borowiecki leads the team serving 29 total minutes.

The Flyers are 4-2-1 against opponents from the Metropolitan Division. Philadelphia has surrendered seven power-play goals, killing 86.3% of opponent chances.

The teams match up Friday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Pageau leads the Senators with a plus-19 in 18 games played this season. Anthony Duclair has totalled five goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Ottawa.

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Travis Konecny leads the Flyers with eight goals and has recorded 19 points. Claude Giroux has scored four goals over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 6-2-2, averaging 2.9 goals, five assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .903 save percentage.

Senators: 6-4-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.3 assists, 4.7 penalties and 11.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.

Senators Injuries: None listed.

Flyers Injuries: None listed.

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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