Flyers (21-15-6) at Sabres (15-15-9)
7 p.m. on CSN, CSNPhilly.com and the NBC Sports App; Pregame Live at 6:30
The Flyers, who have lost eight of their last 10 games, will try to pick up a road win when they visit the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night at the KeyBank Center.
Here are five things you need to know for the matchup:
1. Road woes
The Flyers have not won a game away from the Wells Fargo Center since Dec. 14.
Over the past six road contests, the Flyers are 0-3-3 and have been outscored 21-8.
Buffalo may be the remedy the Flyers need. The Sabres have the second-fewest home wins in the Eastern Conference at 8-8-3 and are scoring just 2.11 goals per game at home, good for just 29th in the NHL.
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2. Simmer the star
Wayne Simmonds will take the ice as an NHL All-Star.
The Flyers' winger was named the team's lone representative for the game on Jan. 29 in Los Angeles, where Simmonds began his NHL career.
"I think we have a lot of great players on this team and to be the guy chosen to represent the Flyers organization, it's pretty special," he said (see story). "There's such a long list of All-Stars that play on this team and a lot of tradition, so it means a lot."
Simmonds leads the Flyers with 17 goals a year after scoring a career-high 32 last season and has been a monster on the power play (eight goals, seven assists).
3. Finding the power
The Flyers' power play is just 3 for its last 32.
However, the Sabres are tied for the NHL's worst penalty-kill percentage at 74.3.
Maybe this is when the Flyers' power play gets going again.
4. Keep an eye on ...
Flyers: We're going to say Dale Weise, who is seeing ample opportunity to shake off what has been a slow and underwhelming start to his Flyers career. The winger has four points (two goals, two assists) in 37 games. He's now playing on a line with Simmonds and Brayden Schenn.
Sabres: 2015 second-overall pick Jack Eichel is heating up. The 20-year-old center has six points (three goals, three assists) in his last six games after going pointless in his previous five games.
5. This and that
• Steve Mason is 5-3-1 with a 2.37 goals-against average and .914 save percentage in nine career games against the Sabres.
• With regular starter Robin Lehner out sick, Buffalo will go with Anders Nilsson in net. He is 2-0-1 with a 2.41 goals-against average and .914 save percentage in four career games against the Flyers.
• Shayne Gostisbehere is on a 19-game goal drought.
• The Flyers are 7-1-2 in their last 10 games against Buffalo.