WASHINGTON, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Alexander Semin had two goals and one assist Saturday night to lead the Washington Capitals past Philadelphia, 4-1.
His first goal at 5:52 of the second period was the eventual game-winner.
Mike Knuble scored the lone Flyers' goal in the first period on assists by Peter Forsberg and Simon Gagne. Antero Niittymaki made 27 saves on 31 shots for the Flyers, who have lost six games in a row.
On the power play, the Flyers were 0-for-6, and the Capitals were 0-for-7.
Forsberg (ankle) had missed the last five games.