Toronto; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT - PLAYOFFS HUB
The Philadelphia Flyers face the Montreal Canadiens to begin the Eastern Conference first round. The teams meet Wednesday for the fourth time this season. Philadelphia went 2-1 against Montreal during the regular season.
The Flyers are 30-10-5 in Eastern Conference games. Philadelphia ranks fourth in the Eastern Conference shooting 10.5% and averaging 3.3 goals on 31.4 shots per game.
The Canadiens are 19-21-7 in Eastern Conference play. Montreal leads the league shooting 34.1 shots per game while averaging 2.9 goals.
Sean Couturier leads the Flyers with a plus-21 in 69 games this season. Scott Laughton has four goals and eight assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.
Tomas Tatar has 61 total points while scoring 22 goals and totaling 39 assists for the Canadiens. Jeff Petry has four goals and two assists over the last 10 games for Montreal.
DURING THE PLAYOFFS
Flyers: Averaging 3.7 goals, 6.0 assists, 4.7 penalties and 12.0 penalty minutes while giving up 1.0 goal per game with a .961 save percentage.
Canadiens: Averaging 2.5 goals, 3.8 assists, 4.8 penalties and 9.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.0 goals per game with a .940 save percentage.
Flyers: None listed.
Canadiens: None listed.