The Capitals reduced their training camp roster by three on Thursday, assigning defenseman Connor Carrick and forwards Garrett Mitchell and Casey Wellman to the AHL Hershey Bears.
The Capitals almost completed a comeback against the Flyers as they fell 5-4.
It's only preseason, but the Capitals-Flyers rivalry is alive and well. Punches were thrown all night, with a few all-out brawls erupting on the ice.
Caps' Troy Brouwer makes it a two goal game with a goal early in the third period.
PHILADELPHIA -- Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 5-4 preseason loss to the Philadelphia Flyers Monday night at the WellsFargoCenter: