Was 2 0 2 4
Phi 1 3 1 5
Date of game: 9/22/2014

Recap: Philadelphia vs. Washington

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Vincent Lecavalier's power-play goal early in the third period proved to be the game winner as the Philadelphia Flyers took a 5-4 win over the Washington Capitals in preseason action.

Mark Streit had a goal and three assists while Jakub Voracek added a goal and two assists for the Flyers, who also got goals from Brayden Schenn and Andrew Gordon.

Ray Emery played the first half of the game in net and allowed two goals on 11 shots. Rob Zepp made 17 saves on 19 shots the rest of the way.

Eric Fehr and Troy Brouwer each had a goal and an assist for the Capitals, who also got markers from John Erskine and Michael Latta.

Justin Peters allowed two goals on 14 shots in close to 32 minutes of action, while Philipp Grubauer gave up three goals on 11 shots.

Game Notes

Youngstown State's Ruiz in midseason form

Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

Manziel apologizes following rehab stint

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel issued a statement Friday, offering an apology and thanks to fans, teammates and the organization for support during his recent stay at a treatment facility.

Peavy put on DL with back strain

Jake Peavy's lingering back issues forced the struggling San Francisco Giants to place the veteran pitcher on the 15-day disabled list Saturday.

Flames head coach Hartley fined $50K

Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley was fined $50,000 by the NHL for the post-whistle melee that occurred late in Game 2 of Friday's Western Conference quarterfinal game against the Vancouver Canucks.

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