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Alex Ovechkin joined an elite group when he netted his 50th goal against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-2 win over the Carolina Hurricanes Tuesday night at Verizon Center:

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How would you grade the performance of Barry Trotz so far?
A
46%
B
48%
C
4%
D
0%
F
1%

      Injuries
      DatePlayerStatus
      3/12J. BeagleShoulder (day-to-day)
      10/22J. ErskineNeck surgery (IR)
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      Scoreboard

      Tue, Mar 31
      Final123Tot
      Carolina0202
      Washington2204
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      Final Boxscore
      Three Stars
      1: Alex Ovechkin, Was (1G, 1A)
      2: Mike Green, Was (1G, 1A)
      3: Evgeny Kuznetsov, Was (2A)
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      Schedule
      DateOppTime
      4/2Mon4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET23:30 GMT7:30 北京时间4:30 MST6:30 EST3:30 UAE (+1)19:30 ET
      4/4Ott4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 北京时间4:00 MST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET
      4/5Det2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET21:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST4:00 EST1:00 UAE (+1)17:00 ET
      4/8vs. Bos5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 北京时间5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)20:00 ET
      4/11vs. NYR9:30 PT10:30 MT11:30 CT12:30 ET16:30 GMT12:30 北京时间9:30 MST11:30 EST20:30 UAE12:30 ET
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      Results
      DateOppFinal
      3/31vs. CarW 4-2
      3/29NYRW 5-2
      3/28vs. NshL 3-4
      3/26vs. NJW 3-2
      3/21WpgL 0-3
      3/19MinW 3-2
      3/16BufW 4-3
      3/15vs. BosW 2-0
      3/13vs. DalL 2-4
      3/11vs. NYRL 1-3
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      Capitals - Team News
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby recorded his 38th win of the season Tuesday by blocking 23 of 25 shots in a 4-2... With a 38-19-9 mark for the season, Holtby is easily enjoying the best year of his career. With a very good chance at 40 wins to go along with a 2.21 GAA and a .923 save...
      Mar 31 11:33PM Read More
      Alex Ovechkin - W
      Alex Ovechkin scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday as the Capitals upended Carolina by a... The superstar winger has now reached the half-century mark in six different seasons and is on pace to record his highest goal total since the 56 he counted in 2008-09. Mike...
      Mar 31 11:27PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby will get the start versus the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night. With just six games to go, the Capitals come in sitting three points back of the Islanders and Penguins in the Atlantic, and three points ahead of the Bruins in the Wild...
      Mar 31 4:59PM Read More
      Jason Chimera - W
      Jason Chimera potted a pair of goals in Washington's 5-2 win against the Rangers on Sunday. He scored two goals in the third period, including the game winner, to give the Capitals some much-needed secondary offense. Chimera entered the match on a 20-game goalless...
      Mar 30 5:21PM Read More
      Brooks Laich - C
      Brooks Laich had two assists in a 5-2 win against the New York Rangers. Laich has six goals and 19 points in 60 games this season. There was a time when he was good for at least 40 points per campaign, but we wouldn't count on him bouncing back...
      Mar 30 10:35AM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby stopped 23 of 25 shots in Sunday's 5-2 win over the New York Rangers. Holtby was named the third star of the game. The 25-year-old has now won five of his last six decisions and he has an impressive overall record of 37-19-9. Holtby has a 2.21...
      Mar 29 6:01PM Read More
      Alex Ovechkin - W
      Alex Ovechkin scored a pair of goals in Washington's 5-2 win over the New York Rangers. Ovechkin opened the scoring at the 4:32 mark of the first period and his second goal tied the game at two in the second period. Ovechkin has proved that he is still one of...
      Mar 29 5:35PM Read More
      Jay Beagle - W
      Jay Beagle (upper-body) isn't in Washington's lineup for Sunday's game against the Rangers. Beagle has missed eight consecutive games with what is believed to be a shoulder injury. He won't have much fantasy value even when he does return.
      Mar 29 3:14PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby will get the start in Sunday's game against the New York Rangers. Holtby has four wins in his last five decisions and he has an overall record of 36-19-9. The 25-year-old has a 2.21 goals-against-average and a .923 save percentage in 66...
      Mar 29 1:14PM Read More
      Troy Brouwer - W
      Troy Brouwer scored two of the Washington Capitals' goals in a 4-3 loss to the Nashville... Brouwer hit 20 goals scored in 2014-15. It represented the end of a goal slump that stretched back to Feb. 19.
      Mar 28 3:41PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby didn't even make it through the first period of Saturday's eventual 4-3 loss for... Holtby allowed three goals on 10 shots, likely ruining a few fantasy week-to-week stats for goalies. Justin Peters actually took the loss since Washington managed three...
      Mar 28 3:30PM Read More
      Curtis Glencross - W
      Curtis Glencross will play in his 500th NHL game on Saturday. Glencross has played the majority of his career with the Calgary Flames (418 games) but the 32-year-old started his career with the Anaheim Ducks and also played in Columbus...
      Mar 28 11:33AM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby will get the start against the Nashville Predators on Saturday afternoon. Holtby will make his league-leading 66th appearance as he brings his 36-19-9 record with a .925 save percentage and a 2.18 GAA. He also owns eight shutouts along with 38...
      Mar 27 10:34PM Read More
      Tom Wilson - W
      Tom Wilson has been handed a $2,000 fine for embellishment. Wilson received a warning after embellishing on March 1 and his fine is related to an incident on March 19. He has 16 points and 159 penalty minutes in 61 contests this...
      Mar 27 12:25PM Read More
      Eric Fehr - W
      Eric Fehr scored a goal in a 3-2 overtime victory against New Jersey Thursday night. It was Fehr's first point since March 3. He has 19 goals and 30 points in 70 contests this season.
      Mar 27 11:53AM Read More

      Team Stats

      Washington Capitals Regular Season Stats
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      Skater Stats
      PosNameGPGAPts
      LWAlex Ovechkin76502777
      CNicklas Backstrom77185573
      DJohn Carlson77113748
      CMarcus Johansson77182543
      DMike Green6783442
      RWTroy Brouwer77201939
      LWCurtis Glencross66132235
      CEvgeny Kuznetsov75102434
      RWEric Fehr73191332
      RWJoel Ward77171532
      Goaltender Stats
      NameGPIMinGAAWLOTL
      Braden Holtby6839402.2138199
      Justin Peters126463.25361
      * = Rookie Player
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