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Atkinson, Flyers to face Capitals in Washington

Philadelphia Flyers (5-2-2, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Washington Capitals (5-1-4, third in the Metropolitan)

Washington; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Capitals -154, Flyers +130; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals host the Philadelphia Flyers.

Washington went 36-15-5 overall and 17-8-3 at home during the 2020-21 season. Goalies for the Capitals compiled a .900 save percentage while allowing 2.7 goals on 28.6 shots per game last season.

Philadelphia went 25-23-8 overall with a 13-11-4 record on the road a season ago. Goalies for the Flyers allowed 3.4 goals on 29.1 shots per game last season.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

INJURIES: Capitals: None listed.

Flyers: Ryan Ellis: out (lower-body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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