10:37 PM EDT, Sun October 22, 2017

Flyers trounce Capitals 8-2 in home opener

Claude Giroux, Scott Laughton and Sean Couturier each scored two goals to lead Philadelphia to an 8-2 victory over the Capitals on Saturday night. Wayne Simmonds, Claude Giroux and Valtteri Filppula also scored for the Flyers in their home opener. Brian Elliott rebounded from a dismal six-goal outing against Nashville to stop 21 shots and win for the third time this season. “It was good to have a couple of days in between to put it behind us,” Giroux said. Washington’s Alex Ovechkin, the NHL’s leading scorer,...
philly.com Oct 14, 2017

Flyers 8, Capitals 2: Five quick observations

Sam Donnellon's quick takeaways from the Flyers' 8-2 rout of the Washington Capitals.
FOX Sports Oct 14, 2017
Flyers rout Capitals 8-2 to win home opener (Oct 14, 2017)

Flyers rout Capitals 8-2 to win home opener (Oct 14, 2017)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Claude Giroux, Scott Laughton and Sean Couturier each scored two goals to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to an 8-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night.
philly.com Oct 14, 2017

Flyers rout Capitals as Laughton, Couturier, Giroux net two goals each

The Flyers, rebounding from a devastating loss in Nashville, got three assists from Jake Voracek as they won their home opener by whipping Washington, 8-2.
Japers' Rink Oct 14, 2017
Capitals vs. Flyers Recap: Washington Walloped in Weekend Metropolitan Matchup

Capitals vs. Flyers Recap: Washington Walloped in Weekend Metropolitan Matchup

The Capitals were no match for the Flyers in their home opener, falling 8 to 2. Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot Report - Faceoff Summary - Play-by-Play - Home TOI - Visitor TOI - Advanced Stats at: Corsica, hockeystats and Natural Stat Trick After last night’s victory in New Jersey the Capitals traveled south to Philadelphia to face the Flyers without Matt Niskanen, placed on LTIR Saturday morning by the organization. In the Flyers’ home opener Washington was ultimately unable to match their opponent’s level of play and lost the Metropolitan matchup 8 to 2. Here's...
Japers' Rink Oct 14, 2017
Capitals vs. Flyers Third Period Thread

Capitals vs. Flyers Third Period Thread

Second period goals from Wayne Simmonds, Claude Giroux, Nicklas Backstrom, and Valtteri Filppula have the Capitals trailing their hosts 5 to 2 after forty minutes. Third period ahead. Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters
Japers' Rink Oct 14, 2017
Capitals vs. Flyers Second Period Thread

Capitals vs. Flyers Second Period Thread

First period goals from Sean Couturier, Jakub Vrana, and Scott Laughton have the Flyers ahead 2 to 1 after twenty minutes of play. Second period ahead. Tweets from @JapersRink/tweet-tweeters
Japers' Rink Oct 14, 2017
Saturday Caps Clips: Downing the Devils; Caps @ Flyers Game Day

Saturday Caps Clips: Downing the Devils; Caps @ Flyers Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps hand the Devils their first defeat, then head up to Philly to face the Flyers, and more. Your savory breakfast links: Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s win from us, Vogs, Caps video (Trotz, locker room), NHL (with highlights), AP, WaPo, NBCSWA, Frankovic, NoVa Caps (and again), RMNB, NJ.com (and again) and All About the Jersey. Yes, folks, Alex Ovechkin is still en fuego. [NoVa Caps, RMNB] Btw... so is Nicklas Backstrom, who added another four-point night to his resume. [AP] On an otherwise good night, there was some bad...
FOX Sports Oct 13, 2017

Flyers face hot Ovechkin, Capitals in home opener (Oct 14, 2017)

PHILADELPHIA -- After splitting a four-game road trip to begin the season -- three of them home openers for their opponents -- the Philadelphia Flyers finally get to play in front of their home fans Saturday night when scorching-hot Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals pay a visit to the Wells Fargo Center.
philly.com Oct 13, 2017

Flyers are finally home; Alex Ovechkin, Capitals will provide tough test

The Flyers, who played better than their 2-2 start suggests, play their home opener Saturday night against the high-scoring Capitals.

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