Feb 16, 2013; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; Montreal Canadiens right wing Colby Armstrong (20) and left wing Travis Moen (32) and Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Erik Gustaffson (29) collide during the first period at the Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports

Preview: Habs host Flyers in Final Meeting This Season

 Tonight, the Habs look to get back in the win column tonight as the host the Philadelphia Flyers at 7:30PM EST.

Montreal is 6-4-0 in there last 10. The Flyers have a record of 4-5-1 in there last 10 games.

The Habs come into this game after a tough 5-1 loss to the Leafs on Saturday. The Flyers last game was there 4th straight and came on Saturday when the lost 1-0 to the Buffalo Sabres.

Here is a look at player stats, game notes and more, for tonight’s match-up:

Team Records: Canadiens – 2nd in East (26-10-5, 57 points) vs Flyers – 12th in East (17-21-3, 37 points)

Season Series:

Date Score Game Winner
Apr 15 ’13  TONIGHT  
Apr 03 ’13 MTL 3 at PHI 5 E. Gustafsson
Feb 16 ’13 PHI 1 at MTL 4 D. Desharnais

*Winners of each game are in Bold.

Game Notes:

– This will be the final meeting between the two this season.

– A Habs win would put the Flyers out of the playoffs for the first time since 2007.

– Price expected to start tonight.

– Bryzgalov should be in net for Philadelphia.


Leading Scorers:

Montreal

Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
M. Ryder 40 16 18 34 +3 14 8 5
P. Subban 35 11 23 34 +10 30 7 0
M. Pacioretty 37 11 21 32 +5 22 2 0

Buffalo

Player GP G A P +/- PIM PP GW
J. Voracek 41 17 22 39 -10 27 8 2
C. Giroux 41 12 27 39 -9 22 6 2
W. Simmonds 38 12 13 25 -13 72 6 3

 

Goaltenders:

Montreal
Goalie GP Min Rec. GA SA GAA Sv%
C. Price 33 1931 19-9-4 76 861 2.36 .912
P. Budaj 10 556 7-1-1 20 243 2.16 .918
 
Buffalo
Goalie GP Min Rec. GA SA GAA Sv%
I. Bryzgalov 37 2118 17-16-3 101 986 2.86 .898
S. Mason 16 850 3-8-1 39 407 2.75 .904
B. Boucher 4 144 0-2-0 6 55 2.50 .891
M. Leighton 1 59 0-1-0 5 26 5.08 .808

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