The Washington Capitals defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 5-3 in their final game of the preseason on Friday.
Lars Eller, John Carlson, Tom Wilson, Anthony Mantha, and Nic Dowd (ENG) all scored \in the victory. Ilya Samsonov stopped 20 of 23 shots, but gave up three unanswered goals in eight minutes and 55 seconds of the second period.
The game got especially physical late in the second period and the third, sporting fights from non-fighters TJ Oshie and Nick Jensen.
Opening Night is Wednesday.