A half-dozen quick stats that caught our attention recently ...
♦ Flyers had more second period goals Sunday (2) than they had in their previous nine second periods at Madison Square Garden (1).
♦ Claude Giroux has not had a shot on goal registered in his last 103 shifts against the Rangers.
♦ Through Sunday's games, Ryan Howard is tied for 6th in the National League in triples. He finished Sunday a double short of the cycle for the second time in his career (Sept. 16, 2008).
♦ Phils have scored 32% (24) of their 75 runs on opening day (14) and Sunday (10) ... They have just 51 in the other 17 games (avg.: 3.0).
♦ Phillies pitchers came into Colorado with a 4.17 ERA and leave with a 4.88 ERA.
♦ Phillies are 4-0 when C Wil Nieves starts ... They are 6-2 in day games.