Flyers-Red Wings preview: Dylan Larkin leads Detroit into Wells Fargo Center
Including playoffs, the Flyers hold an all-time edge of 64-50-22 over the Red Wings. They are 42-16-11 at home lifetime. They were 2-0-1 in 2016-17. All three games were tied after regulation.
Detroit Red Wings (13-13-7) at Philadelphia Flyers (14-12-7)
8 p.m. Wednesday at the Wells Fargo Center
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— Detroit's Trevor Daley broke a 3-3 tie at 10:07 of the third period to pace a 6-3 victory over the Islanders Tuesday. It was his second game-winner in a row.
— Dylan Larkin paces the Red Wings' attack with five goals and 22 assists this season. Anthony Mathua (13 and 10) and Henrik Zetterberg (5 and 18) are right behind him.
— The Flyers' Jake Voracek has a league-leading 33 assists entering Tuesday night, and is on pace for 82 assists and 102 points this season. He has a goal and 10 assists in the last seven games and has five goals and 19 assists for 24 points in his last 19 games.
— In 33 games, Sean Couturier has already tied his career high with 15 goals this season. His 30 points on the year have him nine short of his career high.
Things to know
— The Flyers played just 10 of their first 33 games this season against Eastern Conference opponents. Beginning tonight, 20 of their next 21 games will be against the Eastern Conference.
— The Red Wings are 3-1-2 in their last six games, including since being drubbed 10-1 by the Canadiens on Dec .2. "I think that sometimes when you go through that, you find your humility and grow from there.'' Detroit's Mike Green said. "I think we've gotten better slowly here and we're starting to find our way."
Head to head
Including playoffs, the Flyers hold an all-time edge of 64-50-22 over the Red Wings. They are 42-16-11 at home lifetime. They were 2-0-1 in the 2016-17 season. All three games were tied after regulation.
Flyers' upcoming games
Friday: at Buffalo, 7 p.m.
Saturday: at Columbus, 7 p.m.
Next Thursday: at Florida, 7:30 p.m.