Place: Wells Fargo Center
- Capitals will be without Dmitri Orlov tonight after getting a 2 game suspension for his hit on Brayden Schenn on Sunday afternoon.
- Jack Hillen will take Orlov's spot in the lineup; he's coming back from a broken leg.
- Newly acquired Dustin Penner will make his Capitals debut tonight.
- Flyers will look to create more wiggle room from the Capitals after their comeback OT win on Sunday afternoon.
- Flyers are 2-1-0 after the Olympic break and 7-3-0 over their last 10 games; Flyers are 31-17-6 since starting the season 1-7-0.
- Newly acquired Andrew MacDonald will make his Flyers debut tonight; it is unknown at the moment who he will be paired with.
- This is the 5th and final meeting between the two teams tonight; the season series is tied at two games apiece.