Flyers Down Washington 5-2 - Match Report
|Flyers Down Washington 5-2 - Match Report|
Philadelphia earned a 5-2 victory over Washington behind a 2-goal performance from Jakub Voracek on Tuesday at Wells Fargo Center.
The Flyers were a -114 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Philadelphia got goals from Jakub Voracek (2), Mark Streit, Wayne Simmonds, and Matt Read in the victory. Voracek opened the scoring at 1:38 of the second period.
Steve Mason stopped 24 of 26 Washington shots in the victory.
Washington got goals from Eric Fehr and Alex Ovechkin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Braden Holtby stopped 30 of 35 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Philadelphia went 2-for-5, while the Capitals were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 35-26.
Next game, Philadelphia takes its act home to face Columbus looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Carolina.