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

Extra Points: Snyder and the Beltway radio wars

If contradiction was an Olympic sport, Chip Kelly would certainly be medal-worthy judging by his performance at the NFL's owners meeting but the Eagles coach might have to settle for silver because Daniel Snyder's critics will take the gold every time.

White Sox claim Drabek off waivers

The Chicago White Sox claimed right-hander Kyle Drabek, a former top pitching prospect, off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday.

Durant to have bone graft surgery, won't return this season

Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant won't return this season because of a foot injury and will instead undergo a bone graft procedure that will keep him sidelined for up to six months.

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