The Phillies wrapped up their three-game series against the Nationals looking for the series win. Phillies starter Roberto Hernandez threw 7.1 shutout innings allowing just four hits to the Nationals. Jimmy Rollins hit a triple in the first inning and Chase Utley drove him home with a single to give the Phillies a 1-0 lead. Philadelphia's pitching staff shutout the Nationals en route to the series win. More here.
The Flyers announced forwards Matt Read and Brayden Schenn will be playing for Team Canada at the 2014 World Championships in Minsk, Belarus. The tournament is slated to begin on May 9th and go through May 25th. This is the second consecutive year Read will represent Canada at the World Championships and it is Schenn's first World Championships appearance. More here.