Capitals vs Hurricanes Final: 3-0 - Recap
|Capitals vs Hurricanes Final: 3-0 - Recap|
Carolina was shut out 3-0 on Tuesday, stoned by Braden Holtby who stopped all 33 shots fired his way.
Washington was favored by -154 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
John Erskine, Nicklas Backstrom, and John Carlson each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Backstrom opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 7:21 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mike Ribeiro and Alex Ovechkin.
Braden Holtby stopped 33 of 33 Carolina shots in the victory.
Cam Ward stopped 37 of 40 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Washington scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 40-33.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track vs Pittsburgh.