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

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