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Capitals vs. Hurricanes: Game 35 of 82

The Capitals' power play stormed the Hurricanes at home in the second period, Washington taking the Metropolitan Matchup 4-2 while getting to celebrate Alex Ovechkin's 400th career goal.

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Moments that Mattered: Power Play Triple Threat

The Carolina Hurricanes made a concerted effort to not let Alex Ovechkin beat them on the Caps' Power Play and in doing so won the battle... but lost the war

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Joining the 400 Club

Tonight Alex Ovechkin picked up his 400th career goal, another step on the road to all-time greatness.

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Tonight's 8-Bit Lines: Grabo Back, Grubauer In Net

Per Katie Carrera, Mikhail Grabovski will return to the lineup tonight after missing a couple of games with the flu, and Philipp Grubauer will get the cage again, so here are tonight's expected lines and defensive pairings:

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Marcus Johansson - Nicklas Backstrom - Alex Ovechkin

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Eric FehrMikhail Grabovski - Troy Brouwer

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Jason Chimera - Martin Erat - Joel Ward

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Aaron Volpatti - Jay Beagle - Tom Wilson

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Karl Alzner - John Carlson

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Dmitry Orlov - Mike Green

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John Erskine - Steve Oleksy

That leaves Alexander Urbom and Michal Neuvirth as healthy scratches, Brooks Laich, Michael Latta and Jack Hillen out with injury, and Braden Holtby serving as the evening's backup goaltender.

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