Here are a handful of statistical tidbits to help get you through your day:
>>> Congratulations to the New England Patriots, who have been in 9 of the last 18 Super Bowls . . . Also to the New York Yankees, who made it to 22 of the 29 World Series from 1936 to 1964.
>>> In the Flyers’ overtime victory Saturday, they were outshot by 28-8 over the first 28:19 of the game . . . and then out-shot the Oilers by 31-16 over the final 33:42.
>>> The Flyers have won three consecutive games, all by one goal. The last time they did that was Oct. 30-Nov. 3, 2016. They won five such games in a row Dec. 22-31, 2005.
>>> Patrick Ewing had as many Big East regular season losses last season (5-13) in his rookie campaign as Georgetown’s coach as he did in four years as a player (49-13).