By Ben Sullivan
Kevin Hayes scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period short-handed to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 3-2 victory over the visiting Capitals.
Robert Hagg and Travis Konecny also scored for the Flyers, who improved their NHL-best home record to 14-2-4. The Flyers returned to Philadelphia after losing five of six games on a disappointing road trip.
Carter Hart made 26 saves for Philadelphia while upping his home mark to 12-1-2.
The Flyers, who were home for the first time in 16 days, play the next two and five of six in Philadelphia.
Jakub Vrana and Nicklas Backstrom scored for Washington, and Braden Holtby finished with 24 saves. The Capitals, who entered with an NHL-best 65 points, had won three straight and 14 of 19.