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FIVE THINGS: Flyers vs Winnipeg Jets

Flyers host the Jets in a morning battle on 'Black Friday'

Friday, 11.29.2013 / 7:00 AM ET / News
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FIVE THINGS: Flyers vs Winnipeg Jets
Philadelphia Flyers (10-12-2--22pts)
vs
  Winnipeg Jets(12-11-4--28pts)
TV: CSN RADIO: 97.5 The Fanatic

GAME NOTES  I NHL.com Preview
1. WELCOME TO BLACK FRIDAY
This is the seventh straight season the Flyers have hosted a 'Black Friday' game - they own a 2-1-3 mark in that span, but have dropped four of the last five meetings on Black Friday… The Flyers have had a game the day after Thanksgiving each season since 1997, hosting 12 of the games, while being on the road twice - they own a 7-3-3 record (along with one tie) in those 14 contests… This marks the third straight Black Friday game that the Flyers will play a Canadian team.

2. WINNY IN PHILLY
This is the second and final meeting between the Jets and Flyers… The Jets took a 3-2 shootout win in the first meeting on Nov. 15… Of the eight previous meetings with Winnipeg, five have been decided by one goal… The Flyers own an overall record of 3-3-2 in the previous eight meetings with the Jets and have combined for a total of 60 goals (WPG: 31, PHI 29) for an average of 7.5 goals-per-game… The Flyers come into today having lost two straight games, while the Jets come into Philly riding a two-game winning streak. 

3. THIS, THAT & THE OTHER
The Jets have had five of their last nine games decided by a shootout, including one with the Flyers… The two teams come into today with identical 7-4-2 records in the month of November… The Flyers have now gone eight consecutive games scoring on the power play, going 9-for-28 (32.1 percent) in that span… Following today's game the Flyers will embark on a six-game, 13-day road trip… Over the course of the next 40 days, the Flyers will spend 28 days away from Philadelphia - a total of 14 of their next 18 games.

4. Player to watch FLYERS: Claude Giroux - (C) #28
With an assist last game, Giroux is riding a six-game point streak where he has recorded two goals and five assists for seven points - it is his longest points streak since he went six straight last season (Feb. 18-27), which is one shy of his career-mark of seven straight (Jan. 14-25, 2011)… Giroux leads the team in assists (14) and points (17)… Against the Jets, Giroux has 17 points (6g-11a) in 18 career games (includes Atlanta franchise).

5. Player to watch JETS: Dustin Byfuglien - (D)  #33
The 6-5, 265-pound defenseman posted both goals for the Jets in the first meeting of the year between the two clubs… He has also recorded at least a point in five of his last six games, which began with the Flyers game on Nov. 15… During that stretch he has five goals and nine points, including four multi-point games… He leads the team in assists (15) and ranks second overall on the club with 21 points, while being the average time-on-ice leader by over two minutes with 26:38 per-game, which is also tied for fourth in the NHL… Against the Flyers, Byfuglien has 11 points (4g-7a) in 14 games. 

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"We have to handle adversity better than we do right now. Teams are going to come hard at us and you have to be able to handle that, be composed and stick together as a team out there and play."
- Flyers head coach Craig Berube

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 52 39 9 4 171 117 82
2 FLA 54 32 16 6 150 122 70
3 NYR 54 31 18 5 153 135 67
4 DET 54 28 18 8 136 132 64
5 NYI 52 28 18 6 145 129 62
6 TBL 53 29 20 4 140 127 62
7 BOS 53 28 19 6 153 146 62
8 PIT 53 27 19 7 138 135 61
9 NJD 55 27 21 7 122 123 61
10 MTL 55 27 24 4 147 145 58
11 CAR 54 24 21 9 130 142 57
12 OTT 55 25 24 6 154 169 56
13 PHI 52 23 20 9 122 137 55
14 BUF 54 21 27 6 124 146 48
15 CBJ 55 21 28 6 137 170 48
16 TOR 52 19 24 9 120 144 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Giroux 52 16 29 -8 45
J. Voracek 52 8 34 -3 42
W. Simmonds 52 19 16 -7 35
B. Schenn 50 14 15 -2 29
S. Gostisbehere 34 9 19 3 28
S. Couturier 40 9 15 9 24
M. Read 51 9 9 -5 18
S. Laughton 52 4 10 -7 14
M. Del Zotto 50 4 9 -10 13
M. Raffl 52 6 6 2 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Mason 12 14 7 .915 2.70
M. Neuvirth 11 6 2 .933 2.14
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