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Philadelphia Flyers (20-18-6)


Tue. 4/13 Thu. 4/15 Sat. 4/17 Sun. 4/18 Thu. 4/22
@ Was 
L 1-6
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@ Pit 
2-1
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vs. Was 
L 3-6
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vs. NYI 
3:30 PM PT4:30 PM MT5:30 PM CT6:30 PM ET22:30 GMT6:30 3:30 PM MST4:30 PM CST5:30 PM EST2:30 UAE (+1)18:30 ET19:30 BRT
@ NYR 
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST5:00 PM CST6:00 PM EST3:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET20:00 BRT

Ovechkin scores 2, Capitals beat Flyers 6-3

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored twice to move within one goal of Marcel Dionne for fifth place on the NHL's career goals list as the Washington Capitals downed the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Saturday.

Dmitry Orlov, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Conor Sheary and Anthony Mantha each added goals while John Carlson recorded four assists for Washington, which increased its lead in the East Division to four points over the New York Islanders.

Ivan Provorov, James van Riemsdyk and rookie Wade Allison, who recorded his first NHL goal, scored for the Flyers.

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Leaders
Points: J. van Riemsdyk35
Plus/Minus: S. Laughton7
Shots on Goal: J. van Riemsdyk104
PIM: N. Aube-Kubel42
Win: B. Elliott11
Shutouts: B. Elliott2
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 126 (13)
Shots: 1310 (17)
PP%: 19.4% (20)
Penalty Minutes: 353 (14)
Assists: 224 (12)
SH Goals: 0 (31)
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 157 (2)
Shots Against: 1287 (18)
PK%: 73.3% (30)
Penalty Minutes: 336 (21)
Shutouts: 3 (16)
Sv%: 0.878 (31)
Injuries
Date Player Status
4/17 T. Laczynski Lower-body injury (day-to-day)
4/14 J. Cates COVID-19 protocol (day-to-day)
1/19 M. Frost Dislocated shoulder - left game (IR)
1/3 K. Ustimenko Hip (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/17 C. Twarynski Called up from minors from taxi squad
4/17 C. York Designated for assignment Taxi squad
4/15 W. Allison Called up from minors from taxi squad
4/15 A. Andreoff Designated for assignment Taxi squad
4/13 J. Cates Signed as Free Agent Two-year, entry-level contract
4/12 A. Lyon Called up from minors from taxi squad
4/12 T. Laczynski Called up from minors from taxi squad
4/12 S. Laughton Contract extended Five-year contract extension
4/12 T. Laczynski Designated for assignment Taxi squad
4/11 T. Laczynski Called up from minors from taxi squad