The Capitals conclude their home preseason schedule tonight against the Philadelphia Flyers. Tonight will mark the second time the teams have met this preseason, as Washington defeated the Flyers 4-3 (SO) in Philadelphia on Sept. 16.
Captain Alex Ovechkin leads the team with two power-play goals this preseason, as Washington has registered a power-play goal in five of its six games. Ovechkin led the NHL in power-play goals last season (16), while Washington went 44-for-164 (26.8%) on the power play in 2012-13, ranking first in the NHL.
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