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Recap: WSH 4, CAR 3

Oshie, Vrana lead Capitals past Hurricanes

T.J. Oshie and Jakub Varna each scored two goals to propel the Capitals over the Hurricanes on the road, 4-3

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T.J. Oshie and Jakub Vrana each scored his first two goals of the preseason to help the Washington Capitals defeat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 at PNC Arena on Sunday.

Oshie tied the game 1-1 when he scored at 7:59 of the first period, then made it 3-1 with a power-play goal at 7:24 of the second. Vrana gave Washington a 2-1 lead when he scored on the man-advantage at 11:02 of the first and made it 4-2 at 4:57 of the third.

Braden Holtby made 28 saves for Washington, which finished 5-1-0 in the preseason. The Capitals begin the regular season at the St. Louis Blues on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN).

Sebastian Aho scored two goals, Nino Niederreiter scored one and Petr Mrazek made 19 saves for Carolina, which ended the preseason 2-3-1. The Hurricanes open the regular season when they host the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday (7 p.m. ET; FS-CR, TSN2, RDS, NHL.TV).

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