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Hurricanes 6, Capitals 2

Wednesday, 08.06.2014 / 4:51 AM

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Hurricanes 6, Capitals 2
Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -Justin Williams had two goals and an assist to lead the Carolina Hurricanes to a 6-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Friday night.

Ray Whitney had a goal and three assists, and Rod Brind'Amour, Cory Stillman and Eric Staal also scored. The Hurricanes scored three goals in the second period and outshot the Capitals 41-26 to snap a two-game losing streak.

Alexander Ovechkin scored his team-leading 30th goal and Chris Clark added a goal on a deflection for Washington, which has lost five of six and is one point ahead of last-place Florida in the Southeast Division.

Cam Ward made 24 saves for the Hurricanes, who took a 3-2 series lead against the Capitals. Brent Johnson stopped 35 shots for Washington but allowed at least six goals for the second time this season.

2006-2007 season series
DateScoreW. Goal
Mar 22 '07 WSH 3 at CAR 4
Mar 09 '07 CAR 3 at WSH 0
Jan 27 '07 CAR 3 at WSH 7
Jan 26 '07 WSH 2 at CAR 6
Jan 18 '07 WSH 5 at CAR 2
Nov 17 '06 CAR 4 at WSH 1
Nov 09 '06 WSH 0 at CAR 5
Oct 07 '06 CAR 2 at WSH 5