Washington Falls 4-1 to Hurricanes - Recap
|Washington Falls 4-1 to Hurricanes - Recap|
Carolina earned a 4-1 victory over Washington behind a 2-goal performance from Jeff Skinner on Tuesday at Verizon Center.
Carolina won as a +150 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Carolina got goals from Jeff Skinner (2), Jiri Tlusty, and Andrej Sekera in the victory. Skinner opened the scoring at 10:20 of the first period.
Justin Peters turned in a 26-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Washington got a goal from Mike Green in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Braden Holtby stopped 19 of 23 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Carolina scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Washington went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 32-27.
Next game, Carolina takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Nashville.