Philadelphia Flyers vs Columbus Blue Jackets – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

NHL
Philadelphia Flyers
Final
5:3
Columbus Blue Jackets
Highlights and Stats


The Philadelphia Flyers welcome the Columbus Blue Jackets to Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday for an NHL game scheduled for 08:00 PM EDT. Both teams are part of the Metropolitan Division of the NHL, with the Flyers currently sitting at #7 in the standings with 27 points, and Columbus Blue Jackets at #8 with 22 points.

Philadelphia Flyers vs Columbus Blue Jackets Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 11-15-2022
TeamP1P2P3OTFinal
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers
0 2 2 0 4
Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
1 1 2 1 5

The two teams last met on the ice on November 15, 2022, and the clash ended in a 5-4 home win for the Columbus Blue Jackets. One of the reasons behind their triumph was the performance of Boone Jenner. He was on the ice for 18:16 and ended the game with two goals. For the Flyers Noah Cates earned 2 points on the night. He stayed in the game for 19:16 and scored 1 goal and delivered 1 assist. Elvis Merzlikins also had a leading role for the Blue Jackets, saving 15 of the Flyers’ total 17 attempts on goal. Philadelphia had Carter Hart in goal, but he was unable to affect the final outcome, allowing five of all 33 shots to end in the net. In the most recent five games, the Columbus Blue Jackets are dominating as far as head-to-head balance is concerned, triumphing in four meetings while losing the other one.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team11-15-202211-10-202204-07-202204-05-202201-20-2022
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers
4242 1
Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
5 5 1 42

Philadelphia Flyers Form

*Last 10 Philadelphia Flyers Games - 3:5:2
12-17-202212-15-202212-13-202212-11-202212-09-202212-07-202212-05-202212-03-202212-01-202211-29-2022
3:6vs New York Rangers1:2@ New Jersey Devils3:2@ Colorado Avalanche5:4@ Arizona Coyotes2:1@ Vegas Golden Knights1:4vs Washington Capitals5:3vs Colorado Avalanche2:3vs New Jersey Devils1:4vs Tampa Bay Lightning3:1vs New York Islanders

The Philadelphia Flyers’ latest game was on 12/17 when they came up against the New York Rangers and ended in a 3-6 loss at home. It was Morgan Frost who concluded the match as the Flyers’ best skater on the night. He was on the ice for 19:50 and was personally responsible for 1 point. Frost finished the meeting by scoring one of his three shots on goal. Carter Hart had a busy night between the sticks and was bombarded with 33 shots, four of which ended in the back of his net. The Philadelphia Flyers are 3-5-2 when it comes to the latest 10 games and have lost one in a row. They have a balance of 6-9-1 when playing on home ice this term. The Toronto Maple Leafs are next in line for the Flyers, as the two sides are scheduled to meet on Thursday, December 22nd.

Philadelphia Flyers Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    77.00
  • Goals Against
    106.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Philadelphia Flyers Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Carter Hart

    Games Played:24
    Saves Percentage:0.913
    Shutouts:2
  • Top Skater

    Kevin Hayes

    Games Played:31
    Goals:9
    Assists:20

Philadelphia Flyers Missing Players

NONE

Columbus Blue Jackets Form

*Last 10 Columbus Blue Jackets Games - 3:7:0
12-19-202212-17-202212-15-202212-13-202212-11-202212-09-202212-07-202212-06-202212-04-202212-02-2022
1:2vs Dallas Stars4:2@ Boston Bruins4:1@ Tampa Bay Lightning4:0@ Florida Panthers6:5vs Los Angeles Kings3:1vs Calgary Flames4:9vs Buffalo Sabres4:1@ Pittsburgh Penguins2:4vs Detroit Red Wings1:4@ Winnipeg Jets

The previous game for the Columbus Blue Jackets was at home against the Dallas Stars on 12/19 and ended in a 1-2 loss. Kent Johnson stood out among the Columbus players, finishing with one point. He spent 20 minutes and 7 seconds skating and sent two shots on target. One of those made it past the netminder. Another reason for the team’s defeat was that in goal, Daniil Tarasov let in 1 of the 33 shots toward his net. The Columbus Blue Jackets own a 3-7-0 balance for the previous 10 meetings and as of now are on a streak of four consecutive defeats. They are sporting a 2-8-1 record when performing on the road. The team will be on the ice again on Friday, December 23rd, when the Blue Jackets are scheduled to play against the Chicago Blackhawks at their opponents’ arena.

Columbus Blue Jackets Averages This Season

  • Goals For
    84.00
  • Goals Against
    125.00
  • Shots For
    0.00
  • Shots Against
    0.00
  • PP Goals
    0.00
  • Short Handed Goals
    0.00

Columbus Blue Jackets Standout Performers

  • Top Goalie

    Elvis Merzlikins

    Games Played:14
    Saves Percentage:0.864
    Shutouts:0
  • Top Skater

    Johnny Gaudreau

    Games Played:31
    Goals:10
    Assists:23

Columbus Blue Jackets Missing Players

NONE

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers
1 2 2 5
Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
0 2 1 3
Philadelphia FlyersColumbus Blue Jackets
  • Score

    5
    3
  • PP Opportunities

    1
    1
  • PP Goals

    0
    0
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Philadelphia FlyersvsColumbus Blue Jackets
  • 1`12:58
    Rasmus Ristolainen2 minutes for Hooking Johnny Gaudreau
    -
  • 1`13:48
    Travis KonecnyScott Laughton
    1-0
  • 2`05:58
    1-1
    K. MarchenkoJake Christiansen, Eric Robinson
  • 2`08:41
    1-2
    Kent JohnsonJohnny Gaudreau, Patrik Laine
  • 2`10:04
    Morgan FrostCam York, James van Riemsdyk
    2-2
  • 2`12:06
    -
    Vladislav Gavrikov2 minutes for Holding Scott Laughton
  • 2`14:18
    Owen TippettJoel Farabee, Cam York
    3-2
  • 3`02:45
    Travis Konecny
    4-2
  • 3`11:11
    4-3