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Capitals Fall 4-3 Against Carolina - Game Recap

Cam Ward stopped 46 shots against Washington on Tuesday, leading Carolina to a 4-3 victory at Verizon Center.

Carolina won as a +130 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Chad LaRose, Jiri Tlusty, Brandon Sutter, and Justin Faulk each scored for the Hurricanes in the victory. Tlusty opened the scoring for Carolina, finding the back of the net at 4:51 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jerome Samson and Eric Staal.

Cam Ward turned in a 46-save effort for the Hurricanes.

Washington got goals from Brooks Laich, Troy Brouwer, and Jay Beagle in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Michal Neuvirth stopped 32 of 36 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Carolina went 0-for-2, while the Capitals were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 49-36.

Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sabres. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tampa Bay.