Phoenix (8-9-1) at Philadelphia (8-6-4) 7:00 p.m. EST
PHILADELPHIA (Ticker) -- Teams heading in opposite directions
meet on Saturday when the Philadelphia Flyers host the Phoenix
Jeff Carter scored a pair of goals and Martin Biron made 40
saves to earn his first shutout of the season as the
Philadelphia Flyers skated to a 3-0 victory over the Buffalo
Sabres on Friday.
Scott Hartnell also tallied and defenseman Andrew Alberts
extended his assists streak to four games for Philadelphia,
which has won three in a row and four of five (4-0-1).
Despite the sudden surge, the Flyers have lost each of their
last three games against the Coyotes, falling 3-2 in the most
recent meeting on December 18.
However, Phoenix fell to 0-3-1 over its last four on Friday,
suffering a 5-2 setback to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Kevin Porter and captain Shane Doan scored for the Coyotes, who
have not scored more than two goals in any game during their
slide and rank 25th in the NHL, averaging 2.44 goals per game.