Pens face Flyers Monday night in Philly

Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, April 7, 2012 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

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Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier during a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, April 7, 2012 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, PA.

Tyler Schultz, Deputy Sports Editor

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After a disappointing 5-4 loss against the best team in the NHL the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night, the 5X time Stanley Cup Champions Pittsburgh Penguins’ three-game road trip will conclude with a Keystone State showdown against the Philadelphia Flyers In Philadelphia 7 p.m. Monday night at Wells Fargo Center.

The Flyers are just finishing up a five-game homestand that began with a 5-4 overtime win against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday, Feb. 2; a 2-1 win against the Vancouver Canucks on Monday, Feb. 4; a 3-2 overtime loss against the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday, Feb. 7;  a 6-2 win against the Anaheim Ducks on Saturday, Feb.9; and ends with a match-up against Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins Monday night.

The Flyers are 25-23-7 and are in sixth place in the Metropolitan Division.

The Penguins are concluding their three-game road trip that began with a 3- 2 overtime loss against the Florida Panthers on Thursday, Feb. 7; a 5-4 loss against the best team in the NHL the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, Feb. 9; and now ends with a Keystone State showdown with Sean Couturier and the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night.

The Penguins are 28-20-7 and are in fourth place in the Metropolitan Division and are two points behind the Columbus Blue Jackets for third Place, four points behind the Washington Capitals for second place, and are nine points behind the Metropolitan Division leaders New York Islanders for first place.

When Monday night comes around, the Penguins and Flyers will meet for the second time this season. These two teams last played in Pittsburgh on Dec. 1, 2018, in which the Flyers won that game by the score of 4-2.

Even though the Penguins still have injuries to deal with, it should be an entertaining game in Philadelphia as the Penguins look to end this four-game losing streak and get back in the win column as the Penguins look to make it back to the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs to hoist the greatest trophy in all of sports, the STANLEY CUP.

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