Philadelphia Flyers


Capitals captain and leading scorer Alex Ovechkin is expected to miss his first game of the season with an upper body injury when the Caps visit the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday.


Adam Oates is convinced the Capitals have enough offensive firepower to win hockey games. It’s their defensive responsibility that concerns him most.


Alex Ovechkin sat out Wednesday’s practice with an undisclosed upper body injury after suffering an injury in the first period of the Capitals’ 3-2 loss in Vancouver and is questionable for Friday


by Sarah Baicker

It took all of three losses. Call them three strikes, perhaps.