Game Recap – 12/28/2019 – Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes

Washington Capitals (27-7-5 59pts) v. Carolina Hurricanes (22-14-2 46pts)

 

Game Recap:

In the second game of their back to back the Washington Capitals head to Carolina to take on the Hurricanes, and in the first period the Capitals would open up the game with penalty woes as they would give the Hurricanes the two man advantage right away. For the Hurricanes they would not be able to execute on the first penalty of the 5 on 3, but with powerplay time still remaining Linus Wallmark would net his eighth of the season to take the 1-0 lead.

 

Then in the second period Warren Foegele would score eight seconds into the period to grow their lead to two. Shortly after Nic Dowd would score to get the Capitals on the board, but Dougie Hamilton would strike to take back the two goal lead for the Hurricanes. The Capitals would get a pair of powerplay opportunities which on the first one Alex Ovechkin would strike for his 24th of the season, but on the second one Warren Foegele would score while shorthanded to tally his second of the game for the Hurricanes.

 

Then in the third period the Capitals would get another powerplay opportunity, and Evgeny Kuznetsov would strike to bring the Capitals back within one, but Martin Necas would strike to regain the two goal lead. Then late in the period Andrei Svechnikov would net the empty netter to give the Hurricanes the 6-3 lead. Radko Gudas would strike for the Capitals, but they would fall 6-4.

 

Lineups:

Washington Capitals:

Alex Ovechkin — Nicklas Backstrom — Travis Boyd

Jakub Vrana — Evgeny Kuznetsov — T.J. Oshie

Carl Hagelin — Lars Eller — Richard Panik

Brendan Leipsic — Nic Dowd — Garnet Hathaway

Jonas Siegenthaler — John Carlson

Dmitry Orlov — Nick Jensen

Christian Djoos — Radko Gudas

Braden Holtby

Ilya Samsonov

Scratched: Tom Wilson

Injured: Michal Kempny (illness)

 

 

 

 

 

Carolina Hurricanes:

Andrei Svechnikov — Jordan Staal — Warren Foegele

Nino Niederreiter — Sebastian Aho — Teuvo Teravainen

Ryan Dzingel — Erik Haula — Martin Necas

Brock McGinn — Lucas Wallmark — Jordan Martinook

Jaccob Slavin — Dougie Hamilton

Joel Edmundson — Brett Pesce

Jake Gardiner — Trevor van Riemsdyk

Petr Mrazek

James Reimer

Scratched: Haydn Fleury

Injured: None

 

 

 

 

 

First Period:

WAS Penalty – 8:30 – Travis Boyd 2 minutes for Holding

WAS Penalty – 9:35 – Nick Jensen 2 minutes for Tripping

CAR PPG – 10:38 – Linus Wallmark (8) from Nino Niederreiter (15) and Ryan Dzingel (16)

CAR Penalty – 11:50 – Teuvo Teravainen 2 minutes for Hooking

 

End of 1st

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Second Period:

CAR Goal – :08 – Warren Foegele (7) from Jordan Staal (10) and Jaccob Slavin (16)

WAS Goal – 3:26 – Nic Dowd (4) from John Carlson (36)

CAR Goal – 5:12 – Dougie Hamilton (13) from Warren Foegele (11)

CAR Penalty – 8:27 – Jordan Staal 2 minutes for Kneeing

WAS PPG – 9:56 – Alex Ovechkin (24) from Dmitry Orlov (15) and Lars Eller (13)

CAR Penalty – 11:12 – Joel Edmundson 2 minutes for Tripping

CAR SHG – 13:02 – Warren Foegele (8) from Jordan Martinook (7) and Hayden Fleury (3)

WAS Penalty – 15:43 – Nick Jensen 2 minutes for Kneeing

CAR Penalty – 17:29 – Andrei Svechnikov 2 minutes for Slashing

 

End of 2nd

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Third Period:

CAR Penalty – 1:11 – Warren Foegele 2 minutes for Tripping

WAS PPG – 2:00 – Evgeny Kuznetsov (13) from Nicklas Backstrom (21) and John Carlson (37)

CAR Goal – 3:20 – Martin Necas (9) from Erik Haula (5) and Ryan Dzingel (17)

CAR ENG – 15:58 – Andrei Svechnikov (17) from Warren Foegele (12)

WAS Goal – 18:47 – Radko Gudas (2) from Carl Hagelin (8)

 

End of 3rd

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Next Up:

Washington (27-8-5 59pts) v. NY Islanders (23-10-3 49pts)

Carolina (23-14-2 48pts) v. Montreal (18-14-6 42pts)

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