Washington vs Carolina Wrap - Washington Wins 3-2

Washington vs Carolina Wrap - Washington Wins 3-2

Michal Neuvirth stopped 36 shots against Carolina on Thursday, leading Washington to a 3-2 victory at PNC Arena.

The Capitals were a +149 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Mike Ribeiro, Alex Ovechkin, and Joey Crabb each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Crabb opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 5:56 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Aaron Volpatti and Karl Alzner.

Michal Neuvirth stopped 36 of 38 Carolina shots in the victory.

Carolina got goals from Alexander Semin and Patrick Dwyer in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Dan Ellis stopped 22 of 25 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Washington went 1-for-3, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Carolina outshot Washington 38-25 in the game.

Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.