Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers
|Date & Time||Thursday March 14, 2019, 7:00 PM (EDT)|
Wells Fargo Center
Philadelphia +120 / Washington -140 / over-under: 6
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Thursday NHL action features the Philadelphia Flyers hosting the Washington Capitals.
The red hot Washington Capitals cooled off for a night in a 5-3 loss at Pittsburgh that ended their winning streak at seven. Jakub Vrana scored tice and John Carlson added a marker for the Capitals. Nicklas Backstrom and TJ Oshie assisted two times each for Washington and Braden Holtby gave up four goals on 29 shots.
Pittsburgh received two goals from Sydney Crosby with Jake Guentzel, Phil Kessel and Jared lighting the lamp. Evgeni Malkin and Justin Schultz each logged a pair of helpers for the Penguins and Matt Murray gave up three goals on 41 shots to get the win.
The Philadelphia Flyers stayed hot with a 3-2 victory against visiting Ottawa on Monday to move closer to a postseason position. Chris Tierney scored in the first for Ottawa and Filip Chlapik tallied in the third and Craig Andersen absorbed the loss with three goals allowed on 36 shots.
Philadelphia saw second Period goals from Oskar Lindblom, Michael Raffl and Scott Laughton. Raffl also posted an assist and Brian Elliott made 20 saves for the Flyers to earn the win.
Capitals are 7-1 in their last 8 overall and Capitals are 5-1 in their last 6 vs. Metropolitan and Capitals are 5-2 in their last 7 road games.
Flyers are 4-1 in their last 5 vs. Eastern Conference and Flyers are 5-11 in their last 16 games as a home underdog and Flyers are 9-4 in their last 13 vs. a team with a winning record.
Home team is 5-2 in the last 7 meetings and over is 25-9-2 in the last 36 meetings in Philadelphia and over is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
When these teams meet the respective offenses take center stage…