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Pinho pots second of the game

CAR@WSH: Pinho nets PPG for second tally

Brian Pinho flips a shot that floats into the back of the net on the power play, extending the Capitals' lead with his second of the game

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Brian Pinho scored twice, and the Washington Capitals held on for a 3-2 preseason win against the Carolina Hurricanes at Capital One Arena on Saturday.

Pinho's second goal gave the Capitals a 3-0 lead 8:31 into the third period.

Brock McGinn and Janne Kuokkanen scored third-period goals for the Hurricanes. Anton Forsberg made eight saves and James Reimer made nine.

Brett Leason scored, and Ilya Samsonov made 13 saves for Washington.

Video: Pinho scores twice as Caps defeat Hurricanes, 3-2

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