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Philadelphia Ices Washington 5-4 - Recap

Claude Giroux scored a pair of goals against the Capitals as Philadelphia handed Washington a 5-4 defeat on Sunday at Verizon Center.

Philadelphia was an underdog by +120 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Philadelphia got goals from Claude Giroux (2), Vincent Lecavalier, Adam Hall, and Jakub Voracek in the victory. Giroux opened the scoring at 11:22 of the first period.

Steve Mason turned in a 25-save effort for the Flyers.

Dmitry Orlov (2), Jay Beagle, and Marcus Johansson scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Steve Mason.

Braden Holtby stopped 31 of 36 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Philadelphia scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.

Philadelphia outshot Washington 36-29 in the game.