9:06 PM EST, Mon January 22, 2018

Series Summary

Final 1-1
Thu 1/11 1 vs 3
Fri 1/12 4 @ 3
Canes Country Jan 12, 2018
Recap and Ranker: Caps Stun Canes, 4-3

Recap and Ranker: Caps Stun Canes, 4-3

That was the opposite of good. On a day where the Carolina Hurricanes gained an owner, they proved unable to shed another. The Washington Capitals, a team that has long exerted dominance in their meetings with the Hurricanes, willed themselves to victory when Jay Beagle finished a centering pass from Nicklas Backstrom with about a second left to give the Capitals a 4-3 lead they wouldn’t be able to relinquish if they tried. A buzzing crowd at PNC Arena hoped to be able to celebrate a victory on such a monumental day for their team, and an early power play goal by Jordan Staal felt like...
Canes Country Jan 12, 2018
Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes: Preview, Lineups and Game Discussion

Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes: Preview, Lineups and Game Discussion

The Hurricanes try to “Cap” off a back-to-back sweep of Washington. The Hurricanes broke Washington’s 10-game home win streak on Thursday night, and now they’ll try to start a new home win streak of their own at PNC Arena against the Capitals. Brett Pesce has been placed on injured reserve after tumbling on a morning-practice slap shot yesterday. He had an MRI this morning which...apparently wasn’t good. The open spot on the roster was filled by Lucas Wallmark, who has scored one goal and two assists in ten games with the Canes this season. Wallmark could fill Derek Ryan’s...
Canes Country Jan 11, 2018
Recap and Rank ‘em: Hurricanes Start Home and Home with 3-1 Win over Capitals

Recap and Rank ‘em: Hurricanes Start Home and Home with 3-1 Win over Capitals

The Canes return home tomorrow night to try to sweep the top team in the division. A day that started with the Carolina Hurricanes opening a new chapter in their history wrapped up with the team putting on a show for their new owner. The Hurricanes, coming off of two straight losses to the Bruins and Lightning, downed the Washington Capitals 3-1 at Capital One Arena on Thursday, snapping the Caps’ six-game winning streak and eleven-game streak of home wins. Starting a huge home-and-home, the Canes were able to secure a very valuable two points, worth their weight in gold in a very...
Canes Country Jan 11, 2018
Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals: Lineups and Game Discussion

Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals: Lineups and Game Discussion

The Hurricanes and Capitals begin a home and home in D.C. tonight. The Carolina Hurricanes seek to finish their current four-game road trip on a high note as they travel to our nation’s capital to begin a home and home with the Washington Capitals. After opening their trip with a 4-0 whitewashing of the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Canes have dropped back to back games in Boston and in Tampa. The Canes offense, and particularly their power play, came alive in the 5-4 defeat against the Lightning. The Canes continue to slowly climb the power play standings, as their 2 out of 4 performance...

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