WATCH LIVE: Capitals at Flyers – Wednesday Night Rivalry

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Yes, they’ve stumbled just the slightest bit recently, but the Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers are still trending up in a big way. Wednesday serves as a nice barometer for where, exactly, they are.

More precisely, the Flyers currently hold the first wild card spot in the East, but their edge is minimal considering the fact that the Capitals only trail them by one point with four games in hand.

Of course, neither team is content with a wild card spot alone, as each hopes to climb higher in the maddeningly competitive Metro Division.

There’s plenty on the line in that regard, and with talented casts headed by Claude Giroux and Alex Ovechkin, there should be fireworks on “Wednesday Night Rivalry.”

Watch the game on NBCSN, online and via the NBC Sports App.

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