Washington Capitals Find a Rhythm in Road Victory Over Carolina Hurricanes

December 27th, 2010 by Alan Zlotorzynski Leave a reply »
The Washington Capitals seem to be taking the approach of correcting one issue at a time and it seems to be paying off. The Capitals swept the Carolina Hurricanes on the road for the first time since the franchise moved from Hartford to Raleigh.

The 3-2 Washington victory was their third in four games. The Caps seem to be finding a rhythm on offense with some familiar names starting to appear on the score sheet once again. 

Alex Ovechkin had a goal and an assist and if you saw the game, you saw that after Ovechkin scored he simply skated to the corner turned, raised his arms and let out a sigh of relief. His linemates joined him to celebrate Ovechkin's first goal in eight games.

Alexander Semin also recorded a point, an assist on Washington's first goal by Mathieu Perreault. Semin recorded an assist in the Caps' last game before the holiday break, a home shootout loss to Pittsburgh.

Semin appeared to work on every shift against Carolina, grinding in the corners and digging for loose pucks. Semin was working hard in the corner when he threw the puck in front the net where Perrault was standing. Canes goali ...

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