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Topic - Andrew Macdonald
Claude Giroux and Jakub Voracek each had two goals, and Michael Raffl and Steve Downie also scored to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-4 win over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night.
Claude Giroux has put an early-season slump well behind him.
The New York Islanders traded veteran defenseman Andrew MacDonald to the Metropolitan Division rival Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday for a pair of draft picks and minor league center Matt Mangene.
The left half of the net was wide open for Troy Brouwer. When he missed badly, putting his shot wide, he was so exasperated that he slumped his shoulders and looked to the rafters as play continued.
Opportunities were plentiful for the Washington Capitals on Tuesday, but they failed to take advantage of them. And while the New York Islanders also failed to capitalize on many of their own breaks, they needed only one to go their way. A slap shot from the right point by defenseman Andrew MacDonald early in the third period broke a scoreless tie, leading to the Islanders' 1-0 defeat of the Capitals at Verizon Center.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — One day after Kyle Okposo was left off the U.S. Olympic team, the New York Islanders forward added another clip to his highlight reel.
"Before I got traded here, I had identified this as a place that I would like to look into if I went to free agency," MacDonald said. "The Flyers are a team that will always compete and spend the money. They go for it every year. That is important to any player. You want to be competitive and try to win it all every year."
"There was a lot of special teams. It was kind of a weird one," MacDonald said. "You don't really want to play with fire too much against these guys and give them too many power plays, but fortunately we were able to draw a couple while they were on the power play and negate them."