With Mike Green questionable for Friday's game the Caps are considering Connor Carrick and Tyson Strachan as a replacement.
Defenseman Dmitry Orlov has practiced with the Capitals but has yet to play a game this season. 'Who do you pull out?' wonders general manager George McPhee.
The NHL appears to be considering suspensions for goalies who fight unwilling opponents, brought on by the attack of Braden Holtby by Flyers netminder Ray Emery.
Caps defenseman Mike Green sat out practice with a lower body injury. Center Jay Beagle took his place on Wednesday.