Capitals beat Flyers 3-2 (OT)


The Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers received into motion on Wednesday night time, each seeking to break extended dropping streaks. Just one may very well be washed although.

Morgan Frost took a weak shot at Darcy Kuemper that the Caps goaltender got here up within the air and behind him to kick the rating. Marcus Johansson nailed it on his second try as he guided house an Alex Ovechkin shot on an influence play to tie issues up. Patrick Brown beat Kuemper with a smooth tip try on the entrance to present Philly the lead again.

Sonny Milano equalized late for Caps. Alex Ovechkin Additional time Winner!

The Capitals beat the Flyers 3-2!

  • Capitals have been having a extremely robust time in opening durations currently and that has continued into this one. Of their final 5 video games, they have been overwhelmed 11-1 within the first interval. They lastly turned issues round, tied the sport and doubtless had extra optimistic momentum going into the primary half.
  • The aim they gave up was simply terrible by the goalkeeper. Darcy Kuemper cannot be doing that, particularly when the staff in entrance of you is having bother getting the puck within the web. He did not take a look at all snug within the web to start out the sport.
  • Marcus Johansson kicked one which was referred to as again after which stole one from Alex Ovechkin when he touched a puck that had already crossed the aim line. Only a actually imply Mojo/Jojo recreation. Applicable.
  • One other weak one left by Kuemper within the second and the Caps simply cannot rating now. That they had the puck for many of the interval however could not discover the final move or shot. 11-2 at five-on-five possibilities within the second half, however the staff with solely 2 have been the one ones that managed to interrupt into the desk.
  • Good to see Nicklas Backstrom on the TNT sales space. Completely satisfied birthday, Nicke! Come again as quickly as you’ll be able to, please.
  • What would be the ultimate rating of america towards England on Friday? I am anxious about this, guys. Will probably be 4-1 for England or 1-0 for the great guys. No middlemen. Maybe Berhalter will play Gio Reyna as he ought to on Monday.
  • Georgetown shouldn’t be allowed to play basketball on the identical day as Capitals video games. The puck regarded like a bouncing ball in locations. One of many largest disadvantages of house ice within the league.
  • I assumed TJ Oshie he was wonderful on his return. His unbelievable play arrange Sonny Milano’s equalizing aim within the third and he additionally offered an help on Washington’s first aim.
  • John Tortorella apparently received kicked within the face by a horse not too long ago. If that occurred to me, you would not see me for the subsequent six months.
  • quantity 790 for Alex Ovechkin🇧🇷 What a successful change from him in additional time.
  • I do know this has most likely been a extra adverse second within the Caps fandom not too long ago, so I am going to change the narrative a bit within the feedback part. Title an obscure Caps participant you might be grateful for and why. I am going to attempt to spotlight my favourite sooner or later.

Completely satisfied Thanksgiving! Subsequent up is the Caps on Friday when the Calgary Flames come to city for his or her solely go to this season.

Headline photograph courtesy of Alexander G.