Alex Ovechkin was benched by Dale Hunter and the Caps were shut out for the second straight game.
Sunday nights CapsFlyers game is an NBC Sports Network national exclusive, so I have taken up residence in the press box.
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.