Braden Holtby (4-5-0, .913 save percentage, 3.07 GAA) will make his 11th start of the season Friday night as the Capitals wrap up this stretch of five road games with a matchup against the Philadelphia Flyers. This Metropolitan Division tilt will mark Holtby’s first appearance since being pulled after allowing three goals on 14 shots in the first period at Calgary on Oct. 26. He’ll be opposed by Steve Mason (3-6-0, .928 save percentage, 2.25 GAA) in the Flyers’ net.
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Faceoff: 7 p.m., Wells Fargo Center
TV: CSN+, NHLN | Radio: 106.7 FM
Here is the Capitals’ lineup.
Goal: Holtby, Neuvirth.
Scratches: Alex Ovechkin (right shoulder), Dmitry Orlov and Jay Beagle.
LTIR: Jack Hillen (fractured tibial plateau), John Erskine (upper body).