Buffalo has the worst record in the East, but the Flyers won't look past the Sabres, the winger says.
At 25, the rising star has become a hockey centerpiece in Philadelphia. He's lived and played hockey everywhere from Phoenix and Milwaukee to remote stretches of Canada.
The Flyers, who have inched to within four points of a wild-card spot, will aim for their fifth straight win Thursday when they face visiting Buffalo.
Travis Konecny scored a goal and energized a productive fourth line in the Flyers' 4-2 comeback win over Toronto on Tuesday.
Sean Couturier's face-off success was among the key factors in Tuesday's victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
During their four-game winning streak, the Flyers have not allowed more than two power-play attempts in any contest. They gave the Maple Leafs just one.
The Flyers, coming off a three-game sweep in Western Canada, ended a six-game losing streak at the Wells Fargo Center.
Who says face-offs aren't important? The Flyers first goal came on a clean offensive zone faceoff win by Sean Couturier that slid like a tee shot to Claude Giroux.
Brian Elliott had become the Flyers' No. 1 goalie even before Michal Neuvirth was injured last week.
The Leafs, with 12 victories over their last 16 games, are the NHL's hottest team. They also are an astounding 10-2-1 in one-goal games.
The Flyers, coming off a three-game sweep in Western Canada, have lost six straight at the Wells Fargo Center and are looking for their first home win since Nov. 9.
Three years ago, Gostisbehere underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL. Wentz is expected to have the same doctor.
The left winger has produced ever since he was promoted to the Flyers' second line.