Since Washington's elimination from the playoffs, goalie Braden Holtby says the mood has been "different" despite the team's win on Thursday night.
Though now eliminated from the playoffs, the Capitals exploded offensively for five goals in a 5-2 win over Carolina.
Eric Fehr and Troy Brouwer team up to give the Capitals two quick goals in the third period to make it 5-1.
Troy Brouwer's goal gave Washington a 3-1 lead on Carolina. Watch it here, in case you missed it.
Jason Chimera gives the Caps a 2-0 lead in the 2nd period after a beautiful pass from Eric Fehr.