Danny Briere scored all three goals in the Flyers' 3-2 overtime win against the Senators on January 7, 2012. Saturday's game between the two teams is their first meeting of the 2013 season.
With the way
the Flyers beat the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, the current five-game
homestand could be ending the same way the season-long six-game road trip
before it ended.
had blown out the New York Islanders, 7-0, in their most sound win of the
season. They followed that with a dramatic 6-5 win over the Pittsburgh
are coming off a dominant 4-1 win over the Captials. So that sets up the
Flyers' Saturday afternoon close to the homestand against the Ottawa Senators.
Much like the
Islanders and Penguins game, the two teams are vastly separated in the
standings. The Capitals aren't in the playoff picture at all while the Senators
are sitting pretty in fifth.
But Ottawa is
without a couple of key players. Most notable on that list is Erik Karlss...