The Capitals can move back into playoff position with a win over the Flyers.
The Flyers and Capitals have played much of the season without their top defensemen and top-line centers. They meet tonight in a crucial showdown.
With Tomas Vokoun nursing a lower body injury, the Caps have recalled Braden Holtby.
Capitals coach Dale Hunter said it's easy for him to get over difficult losses.
It was an ugly 5-0 loss for the Capitals to the New Jersey Devils on Friday night.