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(Sports Network) - The dismal Philadelphia Flyers will try to halt a six-game losing streak tonight, when they welcome the New York Islanders to the Wachovia Center.

The Flyers last played Saturday against the Pittsburgh Penguins and were handed a 5-3 setback. Evgeni Malkin had a pair of goals and an assist to lead the Penguins.

Peter Forsberg had a goal and an assist and Simon Gagne also scored for the Flyers, who have also dropped eight straight at home. Antero Niittymaki allowed four goals on 38 shots faced.

Philadelphia has an NHL-low 26 points and is on track for the worst season in franchise history. The Flyers' lowest point total for a single season was 58 in 1969-70.

The Flyers have lost 16 of their last 19 contests (3-15-1) and suffered through a club-record 10-game losing streak during that stretch.

Tonight marks the end of a three-game homestand for the Flyers, who are just 3-13-4 in the City of Brotherly Love this year.

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