Anthony Mantha could be a scratch For the second game in a row, Darcy Kuemper gets the start.

The Washington Capitals canceled their game-day morning skate at the Wells Fargo center in Philadelphia on Wednesday morning.

Chief of instructions Peter Laviolette met the media as the group arrived at the stadium this afternoon at 5 p.m. m.

Laviolette showed that Darcy Kuemper will start in the goal of the Capitals. He did not detail the lines for tonight

The Capitals visit the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at the Wells Fargo Center for 1/3 of 4 conferences between the teams this season

The Capitals have won their first two games against Philadelphia this season and are nine-2-0 of their eleven remaining games

Capitals defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk is expected to play in the 500th game of his career tonight in Philadelphia

Van Riemsdyk's older brother, James, is a forward for the Flyers and played the 900th game of his career on Monday against the Buffalo Sabers

Van Riemsdyk has played in 135 of his 499 career games with Washington (also 206 GP with Carolina and 158 GP with Chicago). More here.

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