Hockey will be in the spotlight this Saturday when NBC airs the Metropolitan Division showdown between the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins, live from the Steel City at 8 PM ET.
The Pittsburgh Penguins welcome the Philadelphia Flyers to the Steel City this Saturday (8 PM ET, NBC) in what looks like a major mismatch on paper. Pittsburgh is No. 1 in the league at 3.48 goals per game; the Flyers are tied for last with a paltry .895 save percentage.
It’s a big mismatch on paper according to Bovada. The Penguins lead the NHL in scoring at 3.48 goals per game, while the Flyers are tied for last with a .895 save percentage. However, it looks like Pittsburgh will be without top blue liner Justin Schultz after he suffered a concussion last Thursday. Schultz (39 points in 56 games) leads the Pens at plus-31, tying him for sixth overall in the league.