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Flyers at Penguins preview - 11/13

Flyers at Penguins, 7:30 PM ET, Mellon Arena

Season records: 

Flyers, 5-6-3, 13 pts, 13th in Eastern Conference
Penguins, 9-4-2, 20 pts., T-5th in Eastern Conference

Season series:  2nd meeting

Last game vs. Flyers:  Penguins def. Flyers 3-2 (OT), Oct. 14th

Last game results:  Penguins def. Red Wings, 7-6 (OT), Nov. 11th.Flyers def. Islanders, 3-1, Nov. 11th

Special teams rankings: 

Powerplay:  Penguins 19.1% (T-12th), Flyers 22.7% (3rd)
Penalty Kill:  Penguins 84.8% (8th), Flyers 82.9% (12th)

Probably goaltender rankings:

SV%:  Penguins - Marc-Andre Fleury .911 (15th), Flyers - Martin Biron .890 (28th)
GAA:  Penguins - Marc-Andre Fleury 2.76 (17th), Flyers - Martin Biron 3.29 (32nd)

Notes:
- Evgeni Malkin continues to lead the NHL in assists with 19, but now trails the Caps’ Alexander Semin in points, 27-24.
- Usually a perennial bottom feeder, the Penguins are now ranked 8th in the NHL in faceoff percentage at 52.1%.
- The Flyers lead the NHL with four road short-handed goals and are tied overall in short-handed goals with six.

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