Streaking Flyers go for sixth straight win

Philadelphia (10-6-4) at Carolina (11-9-2), 7:00 p.m. EST

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Ticker) — The Philadelphia Flyers aim
for their sixth straight win when they visit the Carolina
Hurricanes on Wednesday.

After a disastrous 0-3-3 start, Philadelphia has turned things
around – thanks to the highest-scoring offense in the Eastern

Philadelphia has tallied 17 goals during its winning streak an
average of 3.42 goals per game.

Mike Knuble scored twice, including the game-winner with 5:08
remaining as the Flyers recorded a 4-3 victory over the Dallas
Stars on Monday. Jeff Carter tallied for the third straight
game and is tied for the league lead with Buffalo’s Thomas Vanek
with 15 goals.

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Carolina has dropped two straight, including Monday’s 3-2
setback to Florida. Right wing Chad LaRose has scored in two
straight games after failing to register a point in eight
consecutive contests.

The Flyers, who will host the Hurricanes on Friday, last won six
in a row from October 30-November 12, 2005.