GAME IN A NUTSHELL: The Nationals arrived in Philadelphia sky-high after a 9-1 homestand that left them the hottest team in the majors.
As of today, by virtue of their 17th-place finish in the 2013-14 NHL standings, the Capitals own the 13th pick overall of the June 27-28 NHL draft in Philadelphia.
When it comes to this juncture of the 2014 season, the Nationals sure have good timing.
It all started with a hit on the boards, but then several players from both the Capitals and the Flyers brawled for several minutes up in Philly.
Early in Phillies spring training a common theme has emerged. For whatever reason, several of Philadelphia's pitchers have suffered shoulder injuries.