The Capitals have outscored their opponents in the first two periods, but have had trouble holding leads in the third.
The Capitals may have blown a two-goal lead in the third period, but they came out of their weekend with two wins.
Just when things appeared to be moving in the wrong direction for Washington, Nicklas Backstrom's goal lifted Washington over Carolina.
Nicklas Backstrom delivered for the Capitals in overtime, breaking a 3-3 tie with a last-second goal to lift Washington to a win. Watch it here.