Carolina Hurricanes (1-0-0, fourth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Washington Capitals (2-0-0, first in the Metropolitan Division)
Washington; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Carolina visits Washington after the Hurricanes beat Montreal 4-3 in a shootout.
Washington went 48-26-8 overall and 33-14-5 in Eastern Conference action during the 2018-19 season. The Capitals scored 49 power play goals with a 20.8% success rate on power play opportunities last season.
Carolina went 27-21-4 in Eastern Conference games and 22-16-3 on the road a season ago. Goalies for the Hurricanes recorded six shutouts last season while compiling a .906 save percentage.
The matchup Saturday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.
Capitals Injuries: None listed.
Hurricanes Injuries: None listed.
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