Daily Washington Capitals news and notes
[Shift Charts] - [Head-to-Head TOI] - [Corsi and Fenwick] - [5-on-5 Faceoffs] Capitals 5, Flyers 2. THE FLYERS SUCK NOW. I take back everything I ever said about this team in the first paragraph...
The Flyers have had no bigger rivals since the lockout than the Penguins and Capitals, the latter of whom they face tonight in the Wells Fargo Center at 7 p.m. In honor of this renewal, a look back...
Fresh from reports at the morning skate in Philadelphia this morning, Brayden Schenn will indeed make his season debut with the Flyers tonight when the Washington Capitals come to town. The lines...
Today's Noon Number takes a look at how long it's been since the Capitals have had a power-play streak to speak of.
|- 1, Philadelphia Goal - Claude Giroux (5), from Wayne Simmonds at 14:25. 2, Washington Goal - Mathieu Perreault, unassisted at 18:40. 3, Washington Goal - Alex Ovechkin (2), from Nicklas Backstrom and Troy Brouwer at 19:48. Penalties - Danny Briere, Philadelphia (Hooking), 1:49; Alexander Semin, Washington (Diving), 1:49; Andreas Lilja, Philadelphia (Holding), 2:33; Roman Hamrlik, Washington (Holding), 5:45; Braydon Coburn, Philadelphia (Hi stick - double minor), 12:43; Alex Ovechkin, Washington (Interference), 13:22.|
|- No scoring. Penalties - Danny Briere, Philadelphia (Hi-sticking), 5:34.|
|- 4, Washington Goal - Roman Hamrlik, from Matt Hendricks and Mathieu Perreault at 2:23. 5, Washington Power-Play Goal - Alex Ovechkin (3), from Nicklas Backstrom and Dennis Wideman at 3:54. 6, Washington Goal - Joel Ward, from Jeff Schultz at 4:48. 7, Philadelphia Goal - Sean Couturier (2), from Andreas Nodl and Maxime Talbot at 19:45. Penalties - Chris Pronger, Philadelphia (Tripping), 2:58; Mike Knuble, Washington (Hooking), 11:42; Scott Hartnell, Philadelphia (Boarding), 14:08.|