Flyers

Flyers

The Flyers are looking to notch their longest winning streak of 2019-20 at four games and extend their season-best point streak to six games.

Doing so won't be easy because the Flyers (9-5-2) are in Boston Sunday night to play the Bruins (11-3-2).

Let's get into the essentials:

When: 7 p.m. ET with Flyers Pregame Live at 6:30 p.m. ET
Where: TD Garden
Broadcast: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Live stream: NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com and the NBC Sports MyTeams app

• The Flyers are playing their fourth back-to-back set out of 17 this season. So far, the Flyers are 0-2-1 in the second game of such situations and have been outscored 14-9.

However, there are positives going into Sunday: the Flyers are coming off arguably their best win of the season, a 3-2 shootout decision Saturday over the Maple Leafs, while Carter Hart enters TD Garden rested and confident.

The 21-year-old goalie is 3-0-0 with a 1.94 goals-against average and .929 save percentage over his last three starts. Hart beat the Bruins twice last season with 62 saves on 67 shots.

• The Bruins can be a nightmare to play against in Boston. They're 7-0-1 at TD Garden and have allowed the NHL's fewest goals per game at home (1.75), while scoring the second most (4.13).

 

Boston owns the league's best power play and has 12 man advantage goals at home. That is more than what 17 NHL teams have on the power play overall.

David Pastrnak, who leads the league with 1.88 points per game (15 goals, 15 assists in 16 games), has nine power play markers. That is more than what nine NHL teams have on the power play.

The Bruins, who will start Jaroslav Halak in net, are on a two-game losing streak and haven't lost three games in a row since March 10-14 of last season.

• Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek and James van Riemsdyk have combined for 10 goals, 16 assists and a plus-16 rating over the last 10 games.

• Going back to last season, Oskar Lindblom has 12 goals in his last 21 games.

Projected lineup

Forwards

James van Riemsdyk-Claude Giroux-Joel Farabee
Oskar Lindblom-Sean Couturier-Travis Konecny
Carsen Twarynski-Kevin Hayes-Jakub Voracek
Andy Andreoff-Michael Raffl-Tyler Pitlick

Defensemen

Ivan Provorov-Matt Niskanen
Shayne Gostisbehere-Justin Braun
Travis Sanheim-Philippe Myers

Goalies

Carter Hart
Brian Elliott

Click here to download the MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream the Flyers, Sixers and Phillies games easily on your device.

More on the Flyers