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3/9/16 Capitals vs. Kings

game recap

Kings top Capitals in OT after blowing three-goal lead

Carter scores winner to spoil Washington comeback

by Curtis Zupke / NHL.com Correspondent

Carter's OT game-winner

WSH@LAK: Kings win as Carter goes top-shelf in OT

3/9/16: Milan Lucic makes a perfect pass to Jeff Carter, who flips the puck top-shelf over Braden Holtby for the overtime game-winner

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LOS ANGELES -- One flick of the wrists by Jeff Carter turned a potentially awful loss into a triumphant night for the Los Angeles Kings.

Carter scored 2:50 into overtime to give the Kings a 4-3 win against the Washington Capitals at Staples Center on Wednesday.

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Williams, Richards return to Los Angeles for Capitals

Veteran forwards won Stanley Cup twice in L.A.

by Curtis Zupke / NHL.com Correspondent

CAPITALS (49-13-4) at KINGS (39-22-4)

TV: 10:30 p.m. ET; CSN-DC, FS-W, NHL.TV

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - Washington Capitals forwards Justin Williams and Mike Richards will return to Staples Center for the first time since they left the Los Angeles Kings when the teams play Wednesday.

Williams and Richards were on the Kings' 2012 and 2014 Stanley Cup championship teams, and Williams won the 2014 Conn Smythe Trophy. They are expected to be recognized in a video tribute, much like former King Jarret Stoll of the Minnesota Wild was when he returned earlier this season.

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