Phi 0 3 0 3
Was 2 1 3 6
Date of game: 9/27/2013

Recap: Washington vs. Philadelphia

Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Alex Ovechkin netted a pair of power-play goals and Eric Fehr added two tallies, as Washington downed Philadelphia, 6- 3, in preseason action at Verizon Center.

Tom Wilson and Mathieu Perreault also lit the lamp for the Capitals, who take on the Blackhawks Saturday in their exhibition finale, and then begin the season at Chicago on Tuesday.

Michal Neuvirth stopped 32 shots for the win.

Claude Giroux, Wayne Simmonds and Scott Hartnell scored in the second period for the Flyers, who open up their regular season by hosting Toronto next Wednesday.

Ray Emery allowed five goals on 35 shots in the setback, leaving Philadelphia 1-5-1 in its seven-game September tune-ups.

Game Notes

Barnum hopes to lift Portland State in 2015

Portland State and new coach Bruce Barnum will face two FBS opponents and five teams at home as part of an 11-game 2015 schedule announced on Thursday.

NASCAR News
Pence breaks arm, out 6-to-8 weeks

The defending World Series champion San Francisco Giants will be without a key regular for perhaps the first month of the 2015 season after All-Star outfielder Hunter Pence fractured his left forearm in Thursday's spring training game.

Ovechkin ruled out vs. Wild

Washington Capitals star forward Alex Ovechkin will not play in Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Wild due to a lower-body injury.

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