It all continued. The losing, the listlessness, the struggles at both ends of the ice. It was easily exploited by a talented opponent.
The scale did not shift in its strange way on Thursday night. The Flyers did not come with their best for an opponent higher in the standings.
The Washington Capitals rolled easily behind three second-period goals to a 5-2 victory over the Flyers on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center.