Voracek Sends Flyers to 3-2 Overtime Victory Over Capitals

CBS DC

PHILADELPHIA — Jakub Voracek scored 1:28 into overtime to lift the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 win over the Washington Capitals on Thursday night.

Voracek scored his 16th goal of the season on the power player to give the Flyers their second win of the homestand. They had their first shootout win since 2013 against Ottawa on Tuesday.

Alex Ovechkin and Karl Alzner scored for the Capitals, who twice blew one-goal leads.

R.J. Umberger and Sean Courturier also scored for the Flyers.

Alzner put the Capitals ahead 2-1 early in the third on a shot from the left point that appeared to skim off Ovechkin and into the net. After a lengthy review on a potential high stick call on Ovi, the goal stood and the Caps went up 2-1.

Alzner’s fourth goal of the season is just three shy of matching his career total in six seasons coming into…

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