Philadelphia takes on Washington on 4-game skid
Philadelphia; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Philadelphia comes into the matchup against Washington after losing four games in a row.
The Flyers are 16-4-4 in Eastern Conference games. Philadelphia has converted on 19.3% of power-play opportunities, scoring 28 power-play goals.
The Capitals are 6-5-1 against opponents from the Metropolitan Division. Washington ranks fifth in the league averaging 5.9 assists per game, led by John Carlson with 0.9.
In their last meeting on Nov. 13, Washington won 2-1.
LAST 10 GAMES: Capitals: 6-4-0, averaging 3.6 goals, 6.6 assists, 4.8 penalties and 12.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .890 save percentage.
Flyers: 5-4-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.7 assists, 3.4 penalties and 7.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game with a .887 save percentage.
INJURIES: Flyers: Justin Braun: out (lower body).