Place: Wells Fargo Center
- Carolina has played the role of spoiler well this season; they're coming off a 2-1 win over Detroit.
- Eric Staal needs a goal tonight to reach the 20 goal mark for his 8th straight season.
- Jeff Skinner has just 1 point in his last 5 games.
- Flyers are coming off of a 4-3 OT win over the Pens yesterday afternoon.
- Cal Heeter will make his first NHL start today.
- Jason Akeson was also recalled last night and will likely be in the lineup.
- This is the 4th and final meeting; the Hurricanes won the previous 3 meetings.