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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - - Hockey -

Who: Pen­guins vs. Philadel­phia Fly­ers.

When, where: 7 p.m. Mon­day, Wells Fargo Cen­ter, Philadel­phia.

Look, lis­ten: AT&T Sport­sNet, WXDX-FM (105.9), Pitts­burghPen­guins.com.

Note­wor­thy: Pen­guins power play is click­ing at just 12.8 per­cent (five for 39) over its past 14 games. The penalty kill has strug­gled, too, killing just 75.6 per­cent (28 of 37) in that stretch. … Fly­ers have won 10 of 12, in which they’ve al­lowed just 2.1 goals per game. Their power play in those dozen games is at 27.8 per­cent (10 for 36). … Pen­guins play the Fly­ers three times in their next 17 games. They’ll play nine of those 17 against Metropoli­tan Di­vi­sion teams. … In that 12-game stretch, C Sean Cou­turier leads the Fly­ers in goals (eight) and points (17). … Pen­guins have won three con­sec­u­tive games at Wells Fargo Cen­ter, scor­ing five goals in all of them. … Fly­ers G Carter Hart has won nine of his first 10 starts with a 2.30 goals-against av­er­age and .935 save per­cent­age.

Did you know? The Pen­guins have lost 12 of their past 19 games with­out Ev­geni Malkin, in­clud­ing the past six on the road.

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An­drew MacDon­ald, left, and the Fly­ers had won eight in a row be­fore los­ing to the Kings Thurs­day night.

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