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The Washington Capitals face the Philadelphia Flyers tonight for the second time this season (0-1-0). The Capitals have won three of their last four road games against Philadelphia (3-1-0), dating back to March 6, 2019.

The Capitals' penalty kill went two-for-two against Boston's 11th-ranked power play (25.0 percent) on Friday, marking the third-straight game in which the Capitals did not give up a power play goal. Since. Feb. 25, Washington has killed off 13 of 14 (92.9 percent) opposing power play opportunities, which is tied for the third-highest penalty kill percentage in the NHL during that span. Since Feb. 25, the Capitals have allowed 11 total shots on goal while on the penalty kill, per Natural Stat Trick. That is tied for the third-fewest shorthanded shots against in the NHL during that span. Additionally, the Capitals rank first in the NHL in shorthanded faceoff win percentage (66.7 percent) dating back to Feb. 25. Nic Dowd leads the Capitals and the NHL in shorthanded faceoff win percentage in that span, having won 11 of 14 (78.6 percent) shorthanded faceoffs.

Schedule & Availability

Today

11:30 a.m.: Morning skate, Wells Fargo Center

12 p.m.: Media enter Zoom for availability with select players and head coach Peter Laviolette

7 p.m.: Washington at Philadelphia Flyers, Wells Fargo Center

Post-game: Media enter Zoom 5 minutes after the game for availability with select players and head coach Peter Laviolette

TV: NBCSW

Monday, March 8

Day off

Tuesday, March 9

10:30 a.m.: Morning skate, MedStar Capitals Iceplex

11 a.m.: Media enter Zoom for availability with select players and head coach Peter Laviolette

7 p.m.: Washington vs. New Jersey Devils, Capital One Arena

Post-game: Media enter Zoom 5 minutes after the game for availability with select players and head coach Peter Laviolette

TV: NBCSW, ESPN+

Wednesday, March 10

12 p.m.: Practice, MedStar Capitals Iceplex

12:45 p.m.: Media enter Zoom for availability with select players and head coach Peter Laviolette

*Please note practice times subject to change. Follow @CapitalsPR for up-to-date information

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