Recap - Flyers Defeat Washington 1-0
|Recap - Flyers Defeat Washington 1-0|
Washington couldn't break through the Philadelphia defense on Sunday, failing to score on Ilya Bryzgalov in a 1-0 loss at Verizon Center.
Bettors who backed the Flyers were rewarded as -111 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Eric Wellwood scored for the Flyers in the victory. Wellwood opened the scoring for Philadelphia, finding the back of the net at 7:51 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Pavel Kubina and Matt Carle.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 34-save effort for the Flyers.
Washington got a 22-stop effort from Michal Neuvirth in the loss.
Philadelphia scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-0 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 34-23.
Philadelphia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs Carolina.