Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Caps past Flyers

Ovechkin, Backstrom lead Caps past Flyers

Brian Elliott started in goal, but after allowing four goals on 19 Capitals shots, he was pulled in favor of Cam Talbot (15 saves on 16 shots). As Ovechkin was falling to the ice, he still managed to send a crisp pass in front and Wilson was able to score.

Ovechkin appeared ready to fire a shot on goal from his knees, but found an open Wilson.

After taking a 2-0 lead in the first, Washington pushed its lead with three goals in the first 5:37 of the second.

At 14:16, the Caps extended their lead to 2-0 with a snipe from Brett Connolly that hit the camera inside the net for his 17th goal of the year. The goal was reviewed by the officials to make sure it crossed the line which it did, signaling a good goal.

Last night, the Flyers hosted the Capitals and welcomed Bryce Harper to Philly on the jumbo tron in the first period. First The Capitals went to the power play when Sean Couturier tripped Matt Niskanen at 1:49. The comeback was officially on when Scott Laughton scored with twelve minutes and change to go, making it a 5-3 game. Burakovsky has recorded six points (3 goals, 3 assists) in his last eight games. Hockey-Reference.com gives the Flyers a 3.8 percent chance to make the postseason, while SportsClubStats.com has them at 2.0 percent. Andre Burakovsky joined in on the fun, chasing Elliott out of the game with his 10th tally of this season. The Flyers are a +110 underdog, while the over-under is set at 6.5 goals. That came with 12 seconds left in the second period.

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Benitez revealed that he believes the atmosphere and Geordie passion is helping them. "The passion is helping us". Benitez was asked about his three years at the club and his happiness with the job.

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Commissioner Rob Manfred had the right to unilaterally implement a clock this season and was prepared to do so barring a deal. Morris wrote the limit was lowered during World War I, then reverted to 25, then cut to 23 in 1931 because of the depression.

Philadelphia kept pushing and the pressure paid off when Laughton scored at 7:48 to cut the gap to 5-3.

Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) loses his helmet during play against the Philadelphia Flyers during the third period at Wells Fargo Center.

But really, the Flyers' biggest concern the rest of the way might just be the Metropolitan Division-leading Capitals. He acheived the feat in his 409th National Hockey League game, becoming the second fastest goaltender in National Hockey League history to record 250 wins.

Philadelphia opened up a four-goal lead Sunday at NY and secured a 4-1 victory to improve to 32-26-8 on the season. Coming off a three-game sweep on the road against tough divisional foes, the fans can't wait to welcome em home.

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