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Oshie out as Tired Capitals face Tired Hurricanes in second game in a row

MOAR hockey. The Washington Capitals face the Carolina Hurricanes 24 hours after destroying the Columbus Blue Jackets 7-2 on Thursday. Alex Ovechkin scored goal number 768 and Conor Sheary scored an empty net early in the third period.

Against Carolina, the Capitals will be without TJ Oshie, who suffered his second lower-body injury of the season against Columbus. Enter Mike Vecchione, who will skate with Nicklas Backstrom and Anthony Mantha on the second line.

Ilya Samsonov will start for the Capitals in goal.

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By @VogsCaps:

8-Ovechkin, 92-Kuznetsov, 73-Sheary
39-Mantha, 19-Backstrom, 36-Vecchione
10-Sprong, 24-McMichael, 43-Wilson
45-Jonsson-Fjallby, 26-Dowd, 21-Hathaway

42-Fehervary, 74-Carlson
9-Orlov, 3-Jensen
57-van Riemsdyk, 2-Schultz


Seth Jarvis places CAR 1-0.

Kuzy scores without an angle from a delayed penalty

Carlson finds the net with a clapper. 2-1 WSH.

This game is ridiculously fast.

Ovi prevails in shootout

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