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Boston Bruins vs Philadelphia Flyers, January 25th 2016
NHL Starting Goalies
- Boston Bruins -> Tuukka Rask
Rask is 8-7 with a 1.89 goals against average on the road, while vs the Flyers he has gone 9-4 with a 2.15 goals against average in his career.
- Philadelphia Flyers -> Michal Neuvirth
Michal Neuvirth stopped 29 of 30 shots in Sunday’s 2-1 shootout win over the Detroit Red Wings. Neuvirth improves his ’15-16 record to 10-5-2. The 27-year-old has a 2.05 goals-against-average and a .936 save percentage in 19 games.
Neuvirth is 10-7 with a 2.05 goals against average overall, including 6-2 with a 1.79 goals against average at home, while vs the Bruins he is 1-3 with a 3.85 goals against average in his career.
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Boston ranks a remarkable 3rd overall in scoring, potting 3.0 goals per game, while converting on 26% of their power play chances, which ranks 2nd in the league. On defense they rank 15th in goals allowed allowing 2.6 goals per game and 5th in penalty kill, with a percentage of 84.9%
The Big Bad Bruins hold the first wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference thanks to their current run. They’ve killed all 25 of opponents’ power-play chances over their last nine and have surrendered more than two goals twice during that stretch.
Still at the bottom, but slowly climbing back up the Flyers currently rank 28th in the league in scoring, netting just 2.2 goals per game, while converting on just 17.1% of their power play chances, which awfully ranks 22nd in the league. On defense they come in at 16th in goals allowed, giving up 2.6 goals per game, while allowing teams to convert on 21.6% of their power play chances, ranking 25th.
The Flyers practiced in Brooklyn on Saturday after the game schedule game against the New York Islanders was canceled because of a heavy snow storm that shut down a good portion of the East Coast. Philadelphia also was affected.
Money Line Odds
- Boston: (-110)
- Philadelphia: (-110)
Game Total Odds
- Over 5: (-125)
- Under 5: (+100)
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