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Capitals vs. Flyers: Game 33 of 82

A three-goal third period fuels yet another comeback win via the shootout.

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Moments that Mattered: Ovi's Last Minute Heroics

Something happened en route to the Caps dropping a divisional game at home to the Flyers on Sunday: Alex Ovechkin.

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Capitals-Flyers: The Night in Pictures

38 shots of another come from behind Caps win. This time over the Flyers.

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Recap: Miserable Matinee Turns Marvelous

Continuing their penchant for late-game dramatics (and for stealing standings points), the Capitals complete an unlikely comeback in the shootout

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Today's Lines: Erskine Returns; Grubauer Starts

Per multiple reports out of Verizon Center, John Erskine will return to the Caps' lineup this afternoon against Philly and Philipp Grubauer will back between the pipes. As to who sits for Erskine, it'll be either Nate Schmidt (probably most likely) or Steve Oleksy, but here's what we think we know about today's lines and defensive pairings:

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Marcus Johansson - Nicklas Backstrom - Alex Ovechkin

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Eric Fehr - Mikhail Grabovski - Troy Brouwer

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Jason Chimera - Martin Erat - Joel Ward

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Aaron Volpatti - Jay Beagle - Tom Wilson

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Karl Alzner - Mike Green

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Dmitry Orlov - John Carlson

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John Erskine - ?

That leaves Alexander Urbom and one of Schmidt and Oleksy as healthy scratches, Brooks Laich and Jack Hillen out with injury, Michal Neuvirth on a rehab assignment in Hershey, and Braden Holtby backing up Grubauer.

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