Washington; Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals look to break their four-game skid when they take on the Philadelphia Flyers.
Washington is 7-9-2 overall with a 1-1-1 record in Metropolitan Division games. The Capitals have a 7-1-1 record when scoring three or more goals.
Philadelphia is 7-6-3 overall with a 1-1-3 record against the Metropolitan Division. The Flyers rank fifth in NHL play serving 12.3 penalty minutes per game.
The teams match up Wednesday for the sixth time this season. The Capitals won the last meeting 9-2.
LAST 10 GAMES: Capitals: 2-6-2, averaging 2.5 goals, 3.8 assists, four penalties and 11.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.
Flyers: 2-6-2, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.1 assists, 4.5 penalties and 13 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.
INJURIES: Capitals: Carl Hagelin: out (hip), Dmitry Orlov: out (lower-body), T.J. Oshie: out (lower-body), Connor Brown: out (lower body), Tom Wilson: out (knee), Nicklas Backstrom: out (hip), Beck Malenstyn: out (finger).
The Associated Press