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Washington Ices Carolina 3-1 - Recap

Carolina was unable to break down Braden Holtby on Thursday, firing 44 shots but scoring only 1 time in a 3-1 loss against the Capitals.

Washington was favored by -168 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Washington got goals from Troy Brouwer (2) and Mike Green in the victory. Brouwer opened the scoring at 8:08 of the second period.

Braden Holtby stopped 43 of 44 Carolina shots in the victory.

Jeff Skinner scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.

Justin Peters stopped 28 of 30 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 1-for-3 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 44-31.

Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Carolina, they head home to face Boston.