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#29|Dec. 13, 2011|Flyers at Capitals |7:00 p.m. ET


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PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (18-7-3 10-3-1 away) vs. WASHINGTON CAPITALS (15-12-1 10-4-1 home )

BROADCAST INFO:
GAME PREVIEW, NOTES and NHL STATS:
TEAMS' WEBSITES:
MEDIA LINKS:
MEDIA SOURCE LINK
Comcast Sports Philadelphia http://www.csnphilly.com/pages/flyers
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (Sarah Baicker's Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/sbaickerCSN
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (John Boruk's Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/JohnBorukCSN
Comcast Sports Philadelphia (Tim Panaccio's Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/tpanotchCSN
Courier Post http://www.courierpostonline.com/section/sports04
Courier Post (Blog) http://blogs.courierpostonline.com/flyers/
Courier Post (Randy Miller's Twitter) http://twitter.com/RandyJMiller
Delaware County Times http://www.delcotimes.com/sports/
Delaware County Times (Anthony SanFilippo's Blog) http://anthonysintheroom.blogspot.com/
Delaware County Times (Anthony SanFilippo's Twitter) http://twitter.com/AnthonySan37
Flyers' Official Website (Twitter) http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=NHLFlyers
GCobb.com http://gcobb.com/category/flyers/
Meltzer, Bill (Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/billmeltzer
PhillyBurbs.com http://www.phillyburbs.com/sports/flyers/
PhillyBurbs.com (Wayne Fish's Twitter) http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=waynefish1
Philadelphia Daily News (Frank Seravalli's Blog) http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/frequentflyers/
Philadelphia Daily News (Frank Seravalli's Twitter) http://twitter.com/DNFlyers
Philadelphia Daily News and Inquirerhttp://www.philly.com/philly/sports/flyers/
Philadelphia Inquirer (Sam Carchidi's Blog) http://www.philly.com/philly/blogs/inqflyersreport/
Philadelphia Inquirer (Sam Carchidi's Twitter) http://twitter.com/broadstbull
Philadelphia Inquirer (Marc Narducci's Twitter) http://twitter.com/sjnard
Philadelphia Sports Daily http://phillysportsdaily.com/category/flyers/
Philadelphia Sports Daily (Dave Isaac's Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/davegisaac
Post-Star Phantoms AHL info http://poststar.com/app/sports/phantoms/
Sports Radio WIP 94 FM http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/cat...sports/flyers/
Therien, Chris (Twitter) http://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=ctherien6
Comcast Sports Washington http://www.csnwashington.com/pages/capitals
Comcast Sports Washington (C. Gormley's Twitter) http://twitter.com/#!/ChuckGormleyCSN
Washington Examiner http://washingtonexaminer.com/sports/teams/capitals
Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv...als/index.html
Washington Post (blog) http://voices.washingtonpost.com/capitalsinsider/
Washington Times http://www.washingtontimes.com/sports/hockey/
Washington Times (Steve Whyno's Twitter) http://twitter.com/swhyno



FLYERS' ROSTER:
Forwards:
NO.PLAYERPOS.HEIGHTWEIGHTDOBPLACE OF BIRTH
11 Blair Betts C 6' 3" 210 February 16, 1980 Edmonton, AB, CAN
48 Danny BriereC 5' 10" 179 October 6, 1977 Gatineau, QC, CAN
14 Sean CouturierC6' 3'' 197 December 7, 1992 Phoenix, AZ, USA
28 Claude GirouxC 5' 11" 172 January 12, 1988 Hearst, ON, CAN
19 Scott HartnellLW 6' 2" 210 April 18, 1982 Regina, SK, CAN
68 Jaromir JagrRW 6' 3" 240 February 15, 1972 Kladno, CZE
14 Ian Laperriere RW 6' 1" 200 January 19, 1974 Montreal, QC, CAN
24 Matt ReadC 5' 10" 185 June 14, 1986 Ilderton, ON, CAN
36 Zac RinaldoLW 5' 11'' 180 June 15, 1990 Hamilton, ON, CAN
10 Brayden SchennC 6' 1" 190 August 22, 1991 Saskatoon, SK, CAN
45 Jody Shelley LW 6' 3" 230 February 7, 1976 Thompson, MB, CAN
17 Wayne SimmondsRW 6' 2" 183 August 26, 1988 Scarborough, ON, CAN
27 Maxime Talbot RW 5' 11" 190 February 11, 1984 Lemoyne, QC, CAN
21 James van RiemsdykLW 6' 3" 200 May 4, 1989 Middletown, NJ, USA
93 Jakub VoracekRW 6' 2" 214 August 15, 1989 Kladno, CZE
29 Harry ZolnierczykRW 5' 11" 180 September 1, 1987 Toronto, ON, CAN

Defensemen:
NO.PLAYERSHOOTSHEIGHTWEIGHTDOBPLACE OF BIRTH
43Marc-Andre Bourdon Left6' 0"206September 17, 1989St-Hyacinthe, QC, CAN
25 Matt CarleLeft6' 0" 205 September 25, 1984 Anchorage, AK, USA
5 Braydon CoburnLeft 6' 5" 220 February 27, 1985 Shaunavon, SK, CAN
26 Erik GustafssonLeft 5' 10" 180 December 15, 1988 Kvissleby, SWE
6 Andreas LiljaLeft 6' 3" 220 July 13, 1975 Helsingborg, SWE
46 Kevin Marshall Left 6' 1" 191 Mar 10, 1989 Boucherville, QC, CAN
41 Andrej MeszarosLeft 6' 2" 223 October 13, 1985 Považská Bystrica, SVK
20 Chris ProngerLeft 6' 6" 220 October 10, 1974 Dryden, ON, CAN
44 Kimmo TimonenLeft 5' 10" 194 March 18, 1975 Kuopio, FIN
8 Matt Walker Right 6' 4" 215 April 7, 1980 Beaverlodge, AB, CAN

Goaltenders:
NO.PLAYERCATCHESHEIGHTWEIGHTDOBPLACE OF BIRTH
35 Sergei BobrovskyLeft 6' 2" 190 September 20, 1988 Novokuznetsk, RUS
30 Ilya BryzgalovLeft 6' 3" 213 June 22, 1980 Togliatti, RUS

FLYERS' POSSIBLE LINEUP:
Forwards:
Left WingCenterRight Wing
Scott HartnellSean Couturier Jaromir Jagr
Matt Read Danny BriereWayne Simmonds
James van Riemsdyk Maxime Talbot Jakub Voracek
Jody ShelleyHarry Zolnierczyk Zac Rinaldo

Defensemen:
Pairing Pairing
Kimmo Timonen Braydon Coburn
Matt Carle Marc-Andre Bourdon
Kevin Marshall Andrej Meszaros

Goaltenders: (Ilya Bryzgalov is the expected starter)
Goalie Goalie
Ilya Bryzgalov Sergei Bobrovsky

FLYERS' INJURIES, SCRATCHES, MISC.:
PlayerReason Status
Blair Betts left kneeLTIR; out indefinitely
Ilya Bryzgalov lower body expected to start
Claude Giroux concussionout indefinitely
Erik Gustafsson wrist surgery LTIR; out 10-to-14 days from Dec. 11
Ian Laperrierepost-concussion syndrome LTIR
Andreas Lilja high ankle sprain IR; out six weeks from Nov. 25
Chris Pronger concussion-like symptoms LTIR; out indefinitely
Brayden Schenn mild concussion will not play
Jody Shelley healthy expected to be in the lineup
Matt Walker healthy expected to be scratched

FLYERS' STATS:

CAPITALS' POSSIBLE LINEUP:
Forwards:
Left WingCenter Right Wing
Alex Ovechkin Nicklas Backstrom Alexander Semin
Troy Brouwer Marcus Johansson Jeff Halpern
Jason Chimera Brooks LaichJoel Ward
Cody EakinMathieu PerreaultMike Knuble


Defensemen:
Pairing Pairing
John Carlson Karl Alzner
Dennis WidemanJohn Erskine
Dmitry Orlov Roman Hamrlik

Goaltenders: (Tomas Vokoun is the expected starter)
Goalie Goalie
Michal Neuvirth Tomas Vokoun

CAPITALS' INJURIES, SCRATCHES, MISC.:
Player Reason Status
Jay Beagle concussion injured reserve
Mike Green strained right groin not expected to play
Matt Hendricks right knee not expected to play
Tom Poti strained groin will not play
Jeff Schultz healthy could be scratched

CAPITALS' ROSTER:
Forwards:
#Name Height Weight Date Of Birth Birthplace
19 Nicklas Backstrom "A" 6' 1" 213 Nov 23, 1987 Gavle, SWE
83 Jay Beagle 6' 3" 215 Oct 16, 1985 Calgary, AB, CAN
20 Troy Brouwer 6' 3" 213 Aug 17, 1985 Vancouver, BC, CAN
25 Jason Chimera 6' 3" 213 May 2, 1979 Edmonton, AB, CAN
50 Cody Eakin 6' 0" 190 May 24, 1991 Winnipeg, MB, CAN
15 Jeff Halpern 6' 0" 200 May 3, 1976 Washington, DC, USA
26 Matt Hendricks 6' 0" 211 Jun 17, 1981 Blaine, MN, USA
90 Marcus Johansson 6' 1" 205 Oct 6, 1990 Landskrona, SWE
22 Mike Knuble "A" 6' 3" 229 Jul 4, 1972 Toronto, ON, CAN
21 Brooks Laich 6' 2" 210 Jun 23, 1983 Wawota, SK, CAN
8 Alex Ovechkin "C" 6' 3" 230 Sep 17, 1985 Moscow, RUS
85 Mathieu Perreault 5' 10" 185 Jan 5, 1988 Drummondville, QC, CAN
28 Alexander Semin 6' 2" 209 Mar 3, 1984 Krasnojarsk, RUS
42 Joel Ward 6' 1" 226 Dec 2, 1980 North York, ON, CAN

Defensemen:
#Name Height Weight Date Of Birth Birthplace
27 Karl Alzner 6' 3" 213 Sep 24, 1988 Burnaby, BC, CAN
74 John Carlson 6' 3" 212 Jan 10, 1990 Natick, MA, USA
4 John Erskine 6' 4" 220 Jun 26, 1980 Kingston, ON, CAN
52 Mike Green 6' 1" 207 Oct 12, 1985 Calgary, AB, CAN
44 Roman Hamrlik 6' 2" 206 Apr 12, 1974 Zlin, CZE
81 Dmitry Orlov 6' 0" 210 Jul 23, 1991 Novokuznetsk, RUS
3 Tom Poti 6' 3" 190 Mar 22, 1977 Worcester, MA, USA
55 Jeff Schultz 6' 6" 230 Feb 25, 1986 Calgary, AB, CAN
6 Dennis Wideman 6' 0" 200 Mar 20, 1983 Kitchener, ON, CAN

Goaltenders:
#Name Height Weight Date Of Birth Birthplace
30 Michal Neuvirth 6' 1" 209 Mar 23, 1988 Usti Labem, CZE
29 Tomas Vokoun 6' 1" 210 Jul 2, 1976 Karlovy Vary, CZE

CAPITALS' STATS: FLYERS-CAPITALS' SERIES HISTORY:
Current and Miscellaneous:
  • The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season record is 98-66-19-6.
  • The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season home record is 58-30-6-2.
  • The Flyers' W-L-T-OTL regular season road record is 40-36-13-4.
  • The Flyers are 11-12 (6-4 at home and 5-8 away) in 23 PO games.
  • The Flyers won PO series in 1989 (4-2) and 2008 (4-3) and the Caps won series in 1984 (3-0) and 1988 (4-3).

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February 9, 1985 -- Tim Kerr (4-0-4) had four goals, including a natural hat trick, and Brian Propp scored with two seconds left to give the Flyers an important 5-4 road win. Entering this game, the Flyers were 11 points behind Washington for the Division crown and 19 behind Edmonton for the NHL's top record but surpassed both teams thanks to a run of 24-4-0 in the season's final 28 games to finish with the NHL's best record.

FLYERS-CAPITALS 2010-2011:
  • November 7, 2010 -- Braden Holtby made 23 saves in his first NHL start (second appearance) and Mike Green scored a PPG 29 seconds into OT giving Washington a 3-2 home win. Sean O'Donnell was whistled for a boarding minor with 19 seconds left in the third period. Chris Pronger was issued a 4-minute minor for a high stick with 3:55 remaining in regulation time but Washington was unable to score. The Flyers had 12 PIMs to the Caps' four. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e5ua0VR-0gY
  • November 20, 2010 -- Danny Briere scored the only goal in the shootout leading the Flyers to a 5-4 SO win at Washington. Brian Boucher made 33 saves and got the win in his first start since October 25. The victory win secured when Alexander Semin's shootout attempt glanced off the crossbar. Philly led 2-1 after two periods and 3-1 midway through the third when Nicklas Backstrom and Jason Chimera scored PPGs 28 seconds apart. Andreas Nodl, the game's top star, put Philly up 4-3 with 6:07 to play in regulation but Eric Fehr's PPG sent the game into OT with 29 seconds left. The Flyers went 1-for-9 with the man advantage while Washington was 3-for-7, scoring three PPGs in the third period. In the last ten minutes of the third period, the Flyers had three minors and Washington had two in addition to a penalty called against Backstrom with 1:48 left in OT. The Caps held a 37-35 shots advantage. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgl-As-Mm48
  • January 18, 2011 -- Andrej Meszaros scored 1:07 into OT, giving the Flyers a 3-2 win at Washington. Sergei Bobrovsky made 23 saves. Jeff Carter (1-1-2) and Claude Giroux gave Philly a 2-0 lead after two periods but the Caps scored twice in 40 seconds to tie the game. Michal Neuvirth left the game after the first period because of a lower body injury, replaced by Semyon Varlamov. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BVQ4gnhCDrM

  • March 22, 2011 -- Alexander Semin scored the decisive shootout goal as the Capitals won the 3-round shootout 3-2 and recorded a 5-4 SO victory in Philly. Mike Knuble (1-2-3) had three points and Michal Neuvirth made 29 saves. The Caps led 3-0 early in the second period which led to the removal of Sergei Bobrovsky (6 saves, 9 shots) for Brian Boucher (13 saves, 14 shots). The Flyers then staged a dramatic comeback and Danny Briere's goal with 5:45 to play gave the Flyers a 4-3 advantage. Marcus Johansson tied the game with 3:19 to play. The only player to miss in the shootout was Claude Giroux who scored with 34 seconds left in the second period and brought the Flyers to within 3-2. Andreas Nodl made it 3-3 in the third period.

FLYERS-CAPITALS 2011-2012:
  • October 20, 2011 -- Tomas Vokoun made 40 saves and Alex Ovechkin (2-0-2) scored twice to lead the 5-0-0 Capitals 5-2 over the 4-0-1 Flyers in Philadelphia. Ovechkin and Mathieu Perreault (1-1-2) scored in the final 80 seconds of the first period to give Washington a 2-1 lead. The Caps scored three times in the opening five minutes of the third period to take a 5-1 lead. The Flyers held a 42-28 shots advantage. Highlights -- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiW9q6hlUtY
  • December 13, 2011 -- Ilya Bryzgalov made 31 saves and five different players scored in the Flyers' impressive 5-1 win in Washington. Scott Hartnell scored in his sixth straight game. Defensemen factored in each goal, and Matt Carle had two assists and Marc-Andre Bourdon scored his first NHL goal. Tomas Vokoun (17 saves, 21 shots) was replaced by Michal Neuvirth (11 saves, 12 shots). The Capitals scored with 6:01 to play. The game had 8 PIMs, six to the Flyers. The Flyers road record improved to 11-3-1 and it was the earliest (15 games) the team reached 11 road wins in team history.
  • March 4, 2012 -- at Washington 7:00 p.m. ET
  • March 22, 2012 -- at Philadelphia 7:00 p.m. ET

FLYERS' UPCOMING SCHEDULE:
Schedule and Results ( http://flyers.nhl.com/club/schedule....012&gameType=2 )
DATEGAME TIME (ET)TELEVISION
Thu Dec 15, 2011Flyers at Canadiens 7:30 PMRDS (HD), TSN, NHLN-US, CSN-PH
Sat Dec 17, 2011 Bruins at Flyers 1:00 PM NHLN-US, NESN (HD), CSN-PH
Mon Dec 19, 2011Flyers at Avalanche 9:00 PM CSN-PH, ALT (HD)
Wed Dec 21, 2011 Flyers at Stars 7:30 PM VERSUS (HD), TSN2
Fri Dec 23, 2011 Flyers at Rangers 7:00 PM NHLN-US, CSN-PH, MSG
Tue Dec 27, 2011 Flyers at Lightning 7:30 PM CSN-PH, SUN (HD)
Thu Dec 29, 2011 Flyers at Penguins 7:00 PM CSN-PH, ROOT (HD)
Mon Jan 2, 2012 Rangers at Flyers (Winter Classic) 1:00 PM CBC, NBC
Thu Jan 5, 2012 Blackhawks at Flyers 7:00 PM CSN-CH, CSN-PH
Sat Jan 7, 2012 Senators at Flyers 1:00 PM SNET-E, TVA, CSN-PH

GDT MUSIC: "The Road Crew" by Motorhead


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