Here are a handful of statistical tidbits to help get you through your day:
>>> In their last six games, the Flyers have outscored their opponents 12-3 in the second period . . . In the six games before that, they had been outscored 12-0 in the second period.
>>> After winning in Pittsburgh Monday night, the New Jersey Devils are 5-1-0 vs. Pennsylvania’s NHL teams (Flyers, Penguins) and 14-22-7 vs. everybody else.
>>> Since Nov. 14, the Sixers are 18-7 when Joel Embiid and Jimmy Butler play and 5-5 when at least one of them do not . . . Both are expected to face the Lakers (and possibly the returning Lebron James) Tuesday.
>>> There have been 2,434 points scored in 52 Super Bowls (not all by Jerry Rice) . . . Sixty-six on Sunday by the Rams/Patriots will get it to an even 2,500.