Hurricanes host the Capitals after overtime victory

Washington Capitals (5-4-0, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (5-2-1, second in the Metropolitan Division)

Raleigh, North Carolina; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals visit the Carolina Hurricanes after the Hurricanes defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3 in overtime.

Carolina had a 54-20-8 record overall and went 20-12-1 in Metropolitan Division play last season. The Hurricanes averaged 2.8 power-play chances per game last season, and converted on 22.0% (51 total power-play goals).

Washington went 16-9-1 in Metropolitan Division games and had a 44-26-12 record overall last season. The Capitals averaged 3.3 goals on 31.4 shots per game last season.

INJURIES: Hurricanes: Ryan Suzuki: out (upper body), Ondrej Kase: out (concussion), Jake Gardiner: out (hip/back), Calvin de Haan: day to day (undisclosed), Cavan Fitzgerald: out (undisclosed), Max Pacioretty: out (achilles).

Capitals: Carl Hagelin: out (hip), T.J. Oshie: day to day (lower body), Connor Brown: out (lower body), John Carlson: day to day (lower body), Tom Wilson: out (knee), Nicklas Backstrom: out (hip).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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