Philadelphia visits Boston after shutout victory

Posted1/20/2021 7:00 AM

Philadelphia Flyers (3-1-0, first in the East Division) vs. Boston Bruins (1-1-1, sixth in the East Division)

Boston; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST


BOTTOM LINE: The Boston Bruins host Philadelphia after the Flyers shut out Buffalo 3-0. Brian Elliott earned the victory in the net for Philadelphia after recording 40 saves.

Boston finished 14-6-3 in division action and 22-4-9 at home during the 2019-20 season. The Bruins scored 227 total goals last season while collecting 384 assists.

Philadelphia went 41-21-7 overall and 16-4-4 in division action in the 2019-20 season. Goalies for the Flyers compiled a .903 save percentage while allowing 2.6 goals on 28.5 shots per game last season.

The teams meet Thursday for the first time this season.

INJURIES: Bruins: Ondrej Kase: day to day (upper body).

Flyers: Shayne Gostisbehere: out (health protocols), Sean Couturier: out (chest).


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

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