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Gerbe leads Hurricanes past Capitals @NHLdotcom

Nathan Gerbe scored in the fourth round of the shootout to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 4-3 win against the Washington Capitals at PNC Arena on Wednesday.

Carolina rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the second period on goals 2:19 apart by Riley Nash and Gerbe. Elias Lindholm scored in the first period.

Alex Ovechkin scored 20 seconds into the game for the Capitals. Stanislav Galiev and Michael Latta also had goals.

Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack played the entire game and made 31 saves.

Braden Holtby played the first two periods and allowed three goals on 23 shots. Justin Peters made four saves.

T.J. Oshie scored in the first round of the shootout for Washington (3-0-2). Jeff Skinner responded in the second round for Carolina (3-2-0).

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