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Flyers fall to Capitals 4-1, Stadium Series match-up with Penguins next
With Konecny out, which Phantoms would you like to see called up?
Jordan Weal leads the team with 47 points, and we need offense 64.29% (9 votes)
Scott Laughton has experience, lets call him up 21.43% (3 votes)
Greg Carey has 22 goals, lets see what he's got 7.14% (1 votes)
Taylor Leier seems to be part of the future, lets bring him up 7.14% (1 votes)
Colin McDonald is an experienced play with 16 goals 0% (0 votes)
Total Votes: 14
Capitals 4 Flyers 1
The Capitals beat the Flyers for their first win since they league mandated 5 day break. They had lost the previous 2 games, it was the first time the Capitals first 2 game losing streak of the season. The win gives them 87 points and big lead in the division and conference as their best team.
The Flyers scored their only goal in the second period to make the score 2-1, but that's as close as they would come.
Michal Neuvirth played well in the loss stopping 25 shots.
Nick Schultz and Michael Del Zotto were healthy scratches. Jordan Weal is day to day.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 25 Capitals shots allowing 1 power play goal and 3 even strength goals.
Wayne Simmonds finished +1 with 3 shots on goal and a team high 5 hits against the Capitals on Wednesday night.
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Brayden Schenn tipped a Brandon Manning shot past Brayden Holtby for the Flyers only goal. It was Brayden's 19th goal of the season. He would finish the game +1 with 2 shots on goal and 4 hits in over 21 minutes of ice time.