Daily Washington Capitals news and notes
Mike Richards is accused of taking another shot at the media, but one writer in particular seems to be poking him with a sharpened stick.
A solid team effort leads the Washington Capitals to a 5-3 afternoon victory over the visiting Philadelphia Flyers.
|- 1, Philadelphia Power-Play Goal - Jeff Carter (17), from Kimmo Timonen and Chris Pronger at 6:03. 2, Washington Goal - Michael Knuble (13), from Alexander Ovechkin and Tom Poti at 7:49. 3, Philadelphia Goal - James Van Riemsdyk (11), from Arron Asham at 9:16. 4, Washington Goal - Brooks Laich (12), from Tomas Fleischmann and Alexander Semin at 13:28. Penalties - Brendan Morrison, Washington (Cross checking), 5:03.|
|- 5, Washington Power-Play Goal - Alexander Semin (20), from Brooks Laich and Mike Green at 7:05. Penalties - Tyler Sloan, Washington (Roughing), 4:44; Scott Hartnell, Philadelphia (Roughing), 4:44; Jeff Carter, Philadelphia (Holding), 6:57; Jeff Schultz, Washington (Tripping), 15:33.|
|- 6, Washington Short-Handed Goal - Brooks Laich (13), unassisted at 4:56. 7, Washington Goal - Alexander Ovechkin (30), unassisted at 15:48. 8, Philadelphia Power-Play Goal - Daniel Briere (17), from Mike Richards and Simon Gagne at 19:32. Penalties - Tyler Sloan, Washington (Roughing), 3:36; Shaone Morrisonn, Washington (Roughing), 6:08; Tom Poti, Washington (Tripping), 17:48.|