Hurricanes Down Washington 4-3 - Match Report
Jeff Skinner sniped 3 goals in leading Carolina to a 4-3 win over Washington on Thursday at Verizon Center.
The Hurricanes were a +130 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Carolina got goals from Jeff Skinner (3) and Manny Malhotra in the victory. Skinner opened the scoring at 13:27 of the first period.
Anton Khudobin turned in a 38-save effort for the Hurricanes.
Alex Ovechkin, Troy Brouwer, and Steve Oleksy scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Anton Khudobin.
Philipp Grubauer stopped 29 of 33 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 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 41-33.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track at Minnesota.