The Washington Capitals squeaked out a win over the Carolina Hurricanes, 4 to 3, in overtime on October 8, 2011.

Final

WSH

4

Team

CAR

WSH

1

0

0

2

1

2

3

2

1

OT

0

1

Total

3

4

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

2nd period

CAR

WSH

Hurricanes

Eric Staal (PP) assisted by Jussi Jokinen and Jeff Skinner

1

0

Capitals

Alexander Semin (EV) assisted by John Carlson

1

1

Capitals

Jason Chimera (EV) assisted by Joel Ward and Karl Alzner

1

2

3rd period

CAR

WSH

Hurricanes

Eric Staal (PP) assisted by Jeff Skinner and Joni Pitkanen

2

2

Capitals

Brooks Laich (PP) assisted by Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom

2

3

Hurricanes

Jussi Jokinen (EV) assisted by Jeff Skinner and Eric Staal

3

3

OT

CAR

WSH

Capitals

Mike Green (PP) assisted by Dennis Wideman and Nicklas Backstrom

3

4