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Philadelphia and Ottawa face off in conference battle

April 29, 2022 GMT

Ottawa Senators (32-42-7, seventh in the Atlantic) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (25-45-11, eighth in the Metropolitan)

Philadelphia; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Flyers -126, Senators +106; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia faces Ottawa in Eastern Conference play.

The Flyers are 11-30-8 in Eastern Conference games. Philadelphia is last in the Eastern Conference averaging only 6.8 points per game. Cam Atkinson leads them with 50 total points.

The Senators are 21-22-6 in Eastern Conference play. Ottawa averages 10.1 penalty minutes per game, the seventh-most in the NHL. Brady Tkachuk leads the team serving 117 total minutes.

In their last matchup on March 18, Ottawa won 3-1. Alex Formenton recorded a team-high 2 points for the Senators.

TOP PERFORMERS: Travis Konecny has 52 total points for the Flyers, 16 goals and 36 assists. James van Riemsdyk has five goals over the last 10 games for Philadelphia.

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Mathieu Joseph leads the Senators with a plus-eight in 11 games this season. Tim Stutzle has seven goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Ottawa.

LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 2-8-0, averaging 2.4 goals, 3.9 assists, 4.2 penalties and 11.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.9 goals per game with an .882 save percentage.

Senators: 6-3-1, averaging 3.1 goals, 4.8 assists, 4.1 penalties and 10.9 penalty minutes while allowing 3.1 goals per game with a .912 save percentage.

INJURIES: Flyers: Cam York: out (lower-body), Rasmus Ristolainen: out (upper body), Patrick Brown: out for season (upper-body), Nick Seeler: out (lower-body), Carter Hart: out (lower-body), Cam Atkinson: out (lower-body).

Senators: Mathieu Joseph: out (undisclosed), Colin White: out (covid-19 protocol), Matt Murray: out (neck), Connor Brown: out for season (undisclosed).

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