LISTEN: Hear Highlights from Capitals-Hurricanes Round 1 Game 1
Ben Raby April 11, 2019 8:04 pm04/11/2019 08:04pm
Hear all the highlights from Game 1 of the Capitals' First Round series against Carolina. Courtesy: Capitals Radio Network
The Capitals took a first step Thursday to a potentially deep postseason run as they beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2 in Game 1 of their first-round series.
Nicklas Backstrom scored twice, Alex Ovechkin added a power-play goal and Lars Eller sealed the win with an empty-net goal late in regulation. Carolina rookie Andrei Svechnikov scored twice for the Hurricanes in the third period.
Hear the Capitals highlights of Game 1 below as called by John Walton and Ken Sabourin on the Capitals Radio Network.
FINAL CALL - CAPITALS DEFEAT HURRICANES 4-2 IN GAME ONE