Statistical keys to the series
- Pittsburgh ranked 20th in the league on the power play, with a 17.2% success rate. Philadelphia ranked sixth at 22.5%.
- Pittsburgh ranked eighth in the league in penalty killing, with an 82.7% success rate. Philadelphia ranked sixth at 83.0%.
- Brooks Orpik (309), Matt Cooke (262) and Chris Kunitz (207) are the Penguins' leading hitters. Kunitz's totals include games with Anaheim.
- Andrew Alberts (157), Daniel Carcillo (151) and Mike Richards (147) are the Flyers' leading hitters. Carcillo's totals include games with Phoenix.
- Sidney Crosby is the Penguins' top face-off man -- 51.3%.
- Mike Richards is the Flyers' top face-off man -- 49.0%.
- Philadelphia's Jeff Carter ranked second in the league with 46 goals.
- Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby ranked first and second in the league with 78 and 70 assists, respectively.
- Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby ranked first and third in the league with 113 and 103 points, respectively.
- Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin tied for eighth in the league with 14 power play goals.
- Philadelphia's Mike Richards led the league with seven shorthanded goals. Simon Gagne and Jeff Carter tied for fourth with four shorthanded goals.
- Philadelphia's Jeff Carter led the league with 12 game-winning goals. Pittsburgh's Petr Sykora ranked third in the league with 10 game-winning goals.
- Philadelphia's Jeff Carter ranked fourth in the league with 342 shots on goal. Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin ranked 10th with 290 shots on goal.
- Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin led the league with 94 takeaways.
- Sidney Crosby led the Penguins with nine points in six games against the Flyers this year.
- Jeff Carter led the Flyers with eight points in six games against the Penguins this year.
- Pittsburgh's leaders in power play ice time (per game):
Sergei Gonchar 6:14
Evgeni Malkin 5:33
Sidney Crosby 5:22
Bill Guerin 3:55*
Petr Sykora 3:44
Kristopher Letang 3:35
* Guerin's totals include time with the N.Y. Islanders.
- Philadelphia's leaders in power play ice time (per game):
Kimmo Timonen 4:04
Daniel Briere 3:22
Mike Richards 3:20
Simon Gagne 3:12
Mike Knuble 2:54
Jeff Carter 2:43
Braydon Coburn 2:43
- Pittsburgh's leaders in penalty killing ice time (per game):
Rob Scuderi 3:47
Jordan Staal 3:31
Hal Gill 3:10
Mark Eaton 2:45
Pascal Dupuis 2:40
Maxime Talbot 2:40
- Philadelphia's leaders in penalty killing ice time (per game):
Kimmo Timonen 4:39
Braydon Coburn 3:50
Mike Richards 3:12
Jeff Carter 3:03
Ryan Parent 2:36
Andrew Alberts 2:28