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Capitals Fall 4-1 Against Philadelphia - Game Recap

Philadelphia skated to a 4-1 victory over Washington on Wednesday in NHL action at Wells Fargo Center.

Philadelphia was favored by -155 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Simon Gagne, Max Talbot, Claude Giroux, and Wayne Simmonds each scored for the Flyers in the victory. Giroux opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 0:23 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Scott Hartnell.

Ilya Bryzgalov stopped 23 of 24 Washington shots in the victory.

Joel Ward scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Ilya Bryzgalov.

Washington got a 14-stop effort from Braden Holtby in the loss.

Philadelphia scored 2 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 32-24.

Philadelphia heads into a battle against the Senators. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Winnipeg.