The Capitals defeated Carolina 3-0 Tuesday night, behind John Erskine's second goal of the season and Braden Holtby's second shutout of the campaign. It's a quick turnaround tonight, with Washington visiting Philadelphia at 7:30 in the second meeting of the season with the Flyers. With a win, the Caps can move just two points out of first place in the Southeast.
Hear Nicklas Backstrom score what proved to be the game-winner Tuesday, as Washington moved within four points of first place in the Southeast Division. Airtime tonight from Philadelphia is 7:15 on 106.7 The Fan and the Capitals Radio Network.