Philadelphia has dropped two out of its last three games
following a 3-2 loss to Edmonton on Thursday. Branko
Radivojevic and Sami Kapanen scored for the Flyers, who allowed
two shorthanded goals and one power-play tally.
Minnesota is coming off a 5-0 victory in Pittsburgh on Thursday
behind two goals by Alexandre Daigle and 22 saves by Manny
Fernandez. Marian Gaborik and Brian Rolston each collected a
goal and an assist for the Wild, who improved to 1-2-1 on their
four-game road swing.
Philadelphia won the only meeting between the teams in the
2003-04 season, a 3-1 victory on November 20, 2003. The Flyers
are 3-1-0 all-time in home games against the Wild.