CAPITALS vs. Flyers

Wednesday, April 9, 2008

FIRST-ROUND SCHEDULE (*if necessary)

Game 1Friday at Washington7 p.m.Comcast SportsNet, Versus
Game 2Sunday at Washington2 p.m.WRC-4, WBAL-11
Game 3Tuesday at Philadelphia7 p.m.Comcast SportsNet, Versus
Game 4April 17 at Philadelphia7 p.m.Comcast SportsNet, Versus
Game 5*April 19 at Washington1 p.m.WRC-4, WBAL-11
Game 6*April 21 at PhiladelphiaTBDComcast SportsNet, Versus
Game 7*April 22 at WashingtonTBDComcast SportsNet

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Injured Flyers Daniel Brière (lower body) and Derian Hatcher (broken leg) practiced yesterday and are aiming to return in the first round against the Capitals. Brière said he might play Friday; Hatcher said he hopes to return Sunday.

BY THE NUMBERS

65, 18

Regular season goals for LW Alex Ovechkin and D Mike Green. They're the first teammates to lead the NHL in overall goals and goals for a defenseman since Pittsburgh's Mario Lemieux and Paul Coffey in 1988-89.

QUOTABLE

"He wasn't a very good housekeeper. [But] Bruce was a good player. He was really gifted with the puck, smart, kind of lippy."

Flyers GM Paul Holmgren on Capitals Coach Bruce Boudreau, his minor league roommate


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