The Capitals have been eliminated from the playoffs, but coach Adam Oates says his team needs to continue to be professional through the end of the year.
Since Washington's elimination from the playoffs, goalie Braden Holtby says the mood has been "different" despite the team's win on Thursday night.
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Troy Brouwer scored two goals and the Washington Capitals routed theCarolina Hurricanes 5-2 on Thursday night.
Troy Brouwer's goal gave Washington a 3-1 lead on Carolina. Watch it here, in case you missed it.
Joel Ward gave the Capitals a 1-0 lead by punching a goal into the back of the net on Thursday vs. Carolina. Take a look.