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Tale of the Tape: Flyers visit Red Wings

Wednesday, 12.04.2013 / 3:00 AM / Tale of the Tape

By John Kreiser - NHL.com Columnist

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Tale of the Tape: Flyers visit Red Wings
The Philadelphia Flyers visit one of their least-favorite places when they go to Joe Louis Arena for this week's Wednesday Night Rivalry game.

The Philadelphia Flyers visit one of their least-favorite places when they go to Joe Louis Arena for this week's Wednesday Night Rivalry game against the Detroit Red Wings (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN). The Flyers are 1-16 with two ties in Detroit since the start of the 1989-90 season, not including a pair of losses during the 1997 Stanley Cup Final.

Detroit won the first game between the teams this season, defeating the Flyers 5-2 at home on Oct. 12.

BOS DET
12-13-2 (6th, Metropolitan) 2013-14 Record 14-7-7 (3rd, Atlantic)
1791-1237-457-96 All-Time Record 2749-2307-815-99
56-48-21-0 Head-to-Head Regular-Season Record 48-56-21-0
0-1-0
Streak vs. Opponent
1-0-0
0-2-0 @ Detroit Home/Road Streak vs. Opponent
2-0-0 vs. Flyers
2 Stanley Cup Championships 11
9
Hall of Fame Members
48
Bob Clarke Most Famous Alumnus
Gordie Howe
4
Hart Trophy Winners
9
36 Postseason Appearances
61
Mark Howe (1982-92) Best Player in Common
Mark Howe (1992-95)

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