Flyers Blow Another Late Lead, Drop 8th Straight

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Sonny Milano scored with 2:58 remaining in the third, setting up overtime where Alex Ovechkin won it with his 790th career goal in a 3-2 loss to the Capitals that sent the Flyers streak to eight games.

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Flyers-Capitals: Game 20 Preview

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The Flyers are locked in a seven-game losing streak entering Wednesday’s game. But it’s been nearly as much of a struggle for the Capitals, who enter the game on a four-game losing streak of their own.

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Hart, Atkinson Hurt as Flyers Get Routed by Capitals

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It was an ugly game for the Flyers, who trailed 3-1 after the first and lost Carter Hart and Cam Atkinson for the night before allowing six more goals over the final two periods in a 9-2 drubbing to the Washington Capitals.

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Flyers-Capitals: Game 52 Preview

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Just last Thursday, the Flyers had a 3-2 lead with under four minutes to play against the Washington Capitals, only to have it slip away in the final minutes of a 5-3 loss. The two teams meet again on Saturday afternoon.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Thursday’s Flyers-Bruins Game

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Thursday’s 3-2 Flyers loss to the Bruins was one final game in a calendar year that has been as frustrating and disappointing as ever. Another loss in regulation brought the team’s current losing streak to six, and put a fitting conclusion to a 365-day period to forget.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Saturday’s Flyers-Capitals Game

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For most of the game, they stayed the course, but not in a way that is surviving another team’s push. They controlled large portions of the game with their play. It also helped that the goaltending remained on point, one of the most noticeable consistencies of the first 10 games of the season. The result was a big two points in regulation against a divisional opponent that had only lost in regulation once all season, and silencing an all-time great in the scoring column with a milestone in his sights.

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Flyers-Capitals: Game 10 Preview

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The Flyers close out a quick two-game road trip against the Washington Capitals on Saturday night, looking to once again rebound and get back in the win column. 

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Friday’s Flyers-Capitals Preseason Game

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GM Chuck Fletcher had called the week between the preseason finale and the regular-season opener a critical one on Thursday. For the Flyers, the final preseason game showed a lot of areas that need to be worked on in the upcoming week and just how critical it will be for them to be ready.

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Flyers-Capitals: Game 55 Preview

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The Capitals chances at the division title took a hit in that loss, one they will be looking to avenge in the final meeting of the season against the Flyers on Saturday night.

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Flyers-Capitals: Game 54 Preview

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The Capitals have a lot to play for, looking to claim an edge in the East Division race. Just like earlier this week against Pittsburgh, the Flyers look to play spoiler, starting with Friday night’s opener.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Saturday’s Flyers-Capitals Game

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The Capitals’ superstar was given the opportunities to unleash his lethal shot. The Flyers third-string netminder did an admirable job given the circumstances. The Flyers continued to get an impressive start from one of their young players. Here are five takeaways from Saturday’s 6-3 Flyers loss to Washington.

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Ovechkin Strikes Twice, Capitals Down Flyers

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Alex Ovechkin scored another pair of goals to bring his season total against the Flyers to eight and his career total to 730, as the Capitals handed the Flyers a 6-3 loss on Saturday afternoon at Wells Fargo Center.

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Flyers-Capitals: Game 44 Preview

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The Flyers should have plenty of motivation to continue their positive play from Thursday, beings that Saturday afternoon’s opponent handed them another embarrassing defeat earlier this week. The Washington Capitals are back at Wells Fargo Center for another matchup.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Tuesday’s Flyers-Capitals Game

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Now it’s about playing for pride. It’s about playing for jobs. It’s about giving a damn that you even have the opportunity to play. That’s what the Flyers face over the next few weeks. Their playoff hopes are dashed. An eventful offseason likely awaits. So it’s up to the players still here following Monday’s deadline to compete in these games, to show a sense of pride.

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Mantha, Capitals Dominate Flyers

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In his first game with the Capitals, Anthony Mantha had a goal and an assist as the Flyers were once again throttled by the opposition, falling to the Capitals, 6-1, on Tuesday night.

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Flyers-Capitals: Game 42 Preview

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The Flyers face the Washington Capitals one day after the two teams were trade partners on deadline day. Michael Raffl will not play Tuesday, but newcomer Anthony Mantha will be in the lineup for Washington.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Saturday’s Flyers-Capitals Game

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Both Alain Vigneault and Claude Giroux said the Flyers are trending in the right direction. James van Riemsdyk agreed and said they did a lot of good things. But the results don’t lie. The Flyers are not a playoff team at the moment in the standings for a reason. And they need a quick fix or this will be yet another season of disappointment, yet another season of mediocrity.

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Elliott Struggles, Flyers Spiral Continues in Another Loss to Caps

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On Saturday night, things may just have come to a head. For the third time this week, the Flyers were no match for the Capitals for most of the night, having another furious rally fall short and losing for the fourth time in the last five games, 5-4.

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Flyers-Capitals: Game 25 Preview

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Last week, the Flyers had to completed a massive comeback to secure a win and two points against the Penguins, and it was their only win of the three-game series. They wrap up a three-game week with the Capitals on Saturday night, desperately in need of a win to get back on track in the division race.

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Flyers 5: Takeaways from Thursday’s Flyers-Capitals Game

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Thursday’s game was just another example of how ugly it’s been lately. Washington didn’t have to look their best to put a stranglehold on this game. And on a night when Washington, Boston, and the Islanders all picked up two more points in the standings with wins, the Flyers fell just a little farther behind in the race. Those points are costly no matter when they are lost.

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