Jason Akeson scored the go-ahead goal in the second period that held up until the final minute of regulation. The Flyers lost to the Capitals in a shootout, 3-2, to close the preseason. (Photo by Amy Irvin/38Photography)
The Flyers preseason closed the way it began. While the Flyers experienced success on home ice against the Capitals in the preseason opener, another group of Flyers opened the preseason in Toronto with a shootout loss. The two combined on Thursday night.
After leading most of the game, a late goal in regulation by Eric Fehr evened the score and forced overtime and a subsequent shootout. The Capitals scored the only goals of the shootout to hand the Flyers a 3-2 loss at Verizon Center.