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PHILADELPHIA—John Carlson will be in the lineup when the Capitals face the Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday night.

The defenseman missed practice Tuesday with an illness.

Carlson participated in the Caps’ morning skate Wednesday and reclaimed his usual spot alongside Karl Alzner and on the first power play unit.

Afterward, Carlson said he felt fine and was good to go.

The 26-year-old has a goal and 13 assists in 30 games this season. He also leads the Caps in average ice time at 23:31—or a minute-and-a-half more than Matt Niskanen, who ranks second.

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