Riley Nash scored twice, Joe Corvo put one in off the goaltender’s mask, and Justin Peters got his second career shutout Tuesday night as the surging Carolina Hurricanes beat the slumping Washington Capitals 4-0, taking the first leg of a key home-and-home series between the Southeast Division rivals.
The Washington Capitals shut down former teammate Alexander Semin, scored a goal with a one-of-a-kind combo and put together a second consecutive impressive performance, beating the Carolina Hurricanes 3-0 Tuesday night in their quest to make a quick last-to-first move in the Southeast Division.
If there hadn’t been a lockout, Capitals fans would have had this date marked on their calendars for months; since the day Alexander Semin signed with the Carolina Hurricanes, to leave Washington. Semin returns to D.C. for the first time tonight, as the Hurricanes storm into the Verizon Center for a 7 p.m. puck drop.
Caps fans, Alexander Semin, the player who gave you plenty of joy and more angst than anyone on the roster the past six years, returns to Washington tonight for the first time as an opponent.
Alex Ovechkin is welcoming Alexander Semin back to town as an old friend. The rest of the Washington Capitals have a more complex view of their former teammate.
Washington, DC-The Caps get a point, but lose in overtime as “easy goals” continue to doom the Caps in a 4-3 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Arlington, VA-Michal Neuvirth is starting his sixth straight, Mike Knuble is back out of the line up, as the Caps host the Carolina Hurricanes and try to snap their 120 minute goal-less drought.
The Washington Capitals need to snap out of a scoring slump if they want to win a fifth consecutive Southeast Division title. Breaking a lengthy scoreless stretch against the Carolina Hurricanes would be a step in that direction.
Raleigh, NC-Caps get “embarrassed” in Carolina losing 5-0 in laying one of their biggest eggs of the season.
In the midst of a stretch of six games in nine days, the Washington Capitals are hoping to use one of their off days to revitalize themselves. The Capitals continue a four-game trip Monday night when they take on the Southeast Division rival Carolina Hurricanes.