Apparently fed up with having to chase a series, the Philadelphia Flyers decided to grab the Eastern Conference Finals by the throat in game one.
The league-best Capitals welcome back Mike Knuble as they host their divisional foes, and current league-worst, the Carolina Hurricanes tonight at the Verizon Center. Read on for game preview as well as game notes…
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Mathieu Perreault and Jay Beagle have been sent back to the Hershey Bears this morning, leaving only 5 forwards to compete for the one remaining roster spot.
The Flyers finally won a pre-season game, and did so in pretty convincing fashion. Dressing a nearly full roster for the first time in the exhibition schedule, Philadelphia showed an effort level that we hadn’t seen yet and did a great job of avoiding the kind of dumb penalties that always seemed to lead to [...]
The Caps cut 15 players on Sunday, leaving them with only 42 skaters. With the Capitals playing the Sabres tonight, expect the list to get even smaller following this evening’s matchup. Read on for the Capitals lineup tonight versus the Sabres.