Toronto visits Philadelphia after Nylander’s 2-goal game

April 1, 2022 GMT

Toronto Maple Leafs (43-19-5, second in the Atlantic) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (21-35-11, seventh in the Metropolitan)

Philadelphia; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Toronto visits the Philadelphia Flyers after William Nylander scored two goals in the Maple Leafs’ 7-3 victory against the Jets.

The Flyers are 7-23-8 against Eastern Conference opponents. Philadelphia ranks ninth in the Eastern Conference with 30.5 shots per game and is averaging 2.6 goals.

The Maple Leafs are 24-10-2 in conference games. Toronto leads the league with 11 shorthanded goals, led by Ilya Mikheyev with four.

In their last matchup on Nov. 10, Toronto won 3-0. Nylander recorded a team-high 2 points for the Maple Leafs.

TOP PERFORMERS: Cam Atkinson leads the Flyers with 50 points, scoring 23 goals and adding 27 assists. Joel Farabee has four goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

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Michael Bunting leads the Maple Leafs with a plus-21 in 67 games this season. Auston Matthews has seven goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Toronto.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 3-6-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.5 penalties and 9.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .902 save percentage.

Maple Leafs: 6-3-1, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.3 assists, four penalties and 10.9 penalty minutes while allowing three goals per game with an .897 save percentage.

INJURIES: Flyers: None listed.

Maple Leafs: Ilya Lyubushkin: day to day (head), Petr Mrazek: out (groin), Ondrej Kase: out (concussion).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.