Capitals writer Mike Vogel reports Alex Ovechkin will not be in the Washington lineup tonight against the Flyers due to an upper-body injury.
Ovechkin, 28, is on a tear early-on this season with 10 goals and five assists for 15 points in 12 games so far. In 29 career games against the Flyers, Ovechkin has 24 goals and 15 assists averaging 1.34 points-per-game against Philadelphia.
Thankfully he did not make the trip to Philadelphia.
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