The Capitals gave up a two-goal lead and allowed the Flyers to come back and win in overtime. The loss puts the Caps two points behind the Flyers in the playoff race.
With Jack Hillen’s return to game action still in question, the Capitals have recalled left-handed defenseman Julien Bouillette from the Hershey Bears and had him join them on their flight to Flor
Capitals defenseman Jack Hillen says he’s “super close” to returning to the lineup after missing nearly five months with a broken right leg, but he does not consider himself an option for Thursday
The coaches and players are disappointed for Backstrom after he had to sit out of the Olympic gold medal game in Sochi.