By Arnie Ross
Here’s the state of play as the Flyers take on the Canadiens in game 3 tonight in the Toronto bubble:
Flyers (41-21-7, second in the Metropolitan Division during the regular season) vs. Montreal Canadiens (31-31-9, fifth in the Atlantic Division during the regular season)
Toronto, Tonight, 8 p.m. EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE FIRST ROUND: Series tied 1-1
The Canadiens are 19-21-7 in Eastern Conference games. Montreal leads the Eastern Conference shooting 34.1 shots per game while averaging 2.9 goals.
The Flyers are 30-10-5 in Eastern Conference play. Philly is eighth in the league averaging 5.5 assists per game, led by Jakub Voracek with 0.6.
TOP PERFORMERS: Tomas Tatar leads the Canadiens with 61 points, scoring 22 goals and registering 39 assists. Jesperi Kotkaniemi has four goals over the last 10 games for Montreal.
Sean Couturier leads the Flyers with a plus-21 in 69 games this season. Scott Laughton has four goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Philly.
DURING THE PLAYOFFS: Canadiens: Averaging 2.7 goals, 4.5 assists, 5.3 penalties and 12.0 penalty minutes while giving up 1.7 goals per game with a .949 save percentage.
Flyers: Averaging 2.6 goals, 4.2 assists, 5.2 penalties and 13.6 penalty minutes while giving up 1.8 goals per game with a .934 save percentage.
INJURIES: Canadiens: None listed.
Flyers: None listed.