Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes Thursday night at Verizon Center:
News and notes as the Capitals [21-17-2, 44 points] take on the Carolina Hurricanes [16-2-1-2, 34 points] tonight at VerizonCenter:
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After a sluggish start, the Capitals awakened in Raleigh Tuesday night and turned in another victorious effort on the road. Gone are the early-season, game-costing blunders which plagued them mig