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Capitals Vs. Flyers: Washington Closes Road Trip In City Of Brotherly Love

The Washington Capitals are out on the road tonight taking on the Flyers in a game with major Eastern Conference Playoff implications.

March 19, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Washington Capitals center Keith Aucoin (23) skates with the puck in the second period against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. Washington won 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE
March 19, 2012; Detroit, MI, USA; Washington Capitals center Keith Aucoin (23) skates with the puck in the second period against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena. Washington won 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

The Washington Capitals are out on the road tonight in Philadelphia where they will face the Flyers. The game starts at 7 pm and can be seen on CSN.

The Flyers right now sit at the with spot in the Eastern Conference with 92 points while the Capitals are 12 points back in the 8th spot. The Capitals are tied with the Buffalo Sabres who are just on the outside looking in, so this game (and every other one from here on out honestly) will be huge for the Capitals to try and keep their playoff hopes alive.

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