A late power play presented an opportunity for the Flyers in a stalemate of a game. The third period saw the Flyers and Washington Capitals trade goals.
The Flyers had to survive a penalty kill with seven minutes left in regulation before the opportunity was presented to them. When a second chance came up in overtime, the Flyers made sure not to waste it.
Jake Voracek scored the game-winning goal at 1:28 of overtime on a 4-on-3 power play to give the Flyers a 3-2 win over the Capitals, but it was the overall play of the Flyers before the overtime power play that really keyed the win.
Just as it did on Tuesday, another game came down to the final moments for the Flyers. Just as they did on Tuesday, they found a way to win.
A power play in overtime gave the Flyers a chance to make something happen. They wasted no time. Just 17 seconds into the power play, Jake Voracek fired a one-timer that deflected past Braden Holtby to give the Flyers a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center.
After opening the current homestand with an emotional win, their first in a shootout in over a year, the Flyers were dealt another injury scare. Lucky for them, it turned out to be nothing.
Steve Mason had an MRI on Wednesday, but will get the start in goal for the Flyers as they host the Washington Capitals at the official halfway point of the season on Thursday night at Wells Fargo Center.