Gold: Canes fall in final seconds to Caps

Gold: Canes fall in final seconds to Caps”

He then added a goal of his own in the second frame to tie the game at two. Washington defeated Carolina 4-3.

The Hurricanes played their first home game since the sale of the team to Dallas billionaire Tom Dundon became official.

Jay Beagle scored with 1.3 seconds remaining and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Friday night.

It was a loss that left a sour - and bloodied - taste in the Hurricanes' collective mouth. Staal was cut on his lip, but no call was made.

The Carolina Hurricanes learned a tough lesson over the past 1½ weeks: No lead is safe on home ice against the Washington Capitals. Nicklas Backstrom swiped the puck from Canes forward Brock McGinn and found Beagle open for the score, handing the Canes what had to be a brutal loss. Backstrom zipped the puck to the goal mouth and Jay Beagle knocked it in for the victor with 1.3 seconds remaining.

"It was a stick in the face in front of (the ref) and he chose not to call it", Staal said.

Ward made 23 saves - including a tumbling gem midway through the third to rob Evgeny Kuznetsov - for Carolina, which was down a handful of regulars for the rematch of their 3-1 victory Thursday night.

Carolina appeared headed for a sweep of the back-to-back series, but T.J. Oshie pressured All-Star Noah Hanifin into a turnover behind the net and Connolly snapped the loose puck between Cam Ward's legs.

NOTES: Aho has goals in three straight games, and Staal has points in four straight. Over is 4-0-1 in the last 5 meetings and Hurricanes are 0-6 in the last 6 meetings in Washington and Hurricanes are 0-4 in the last 4 meetings. However expect him to play a big role in the outcome of the game in his first game back.

"We had the opportunity to put a game away, we gave up ... two in the last three minutes", Carolina coach Bill Peters said.

While the Caps were using all of their power play time to score, Carolina struck quickly again on their second chance.

Aho got his second point of the night when he one-timed a Justin Faulk pass at the point just five seconds into the man advantage to make it 2-2 at 8:50 of the second.

Staal said there was no explanation from the ref, saying, "He didn't want to talk to me tonight". Eller's four-game goals streak is the team's longest of the season. Stempniak played on a line with center Lucas Wallmark and Skinner and was effective.

Hurricanes: Wrap up a two-game homestand against Calgary on Sunday.

"It's never a good feeling to lose", Skinner said. "It kind of gets that little bit of hatred and little bit of rivalry going".

"It sucks right now, but it's something you can learn from, I think", he added. "We'll get focused for the next game and be ready for that challenge". "You obviously don't like the feeling".

Like this



13 January 2018
International Olympic Committee to decide on N.Korea in 2018 Winter Games
In April 2017, South Korea allowed the North Korean team to travel to the South for the Women's World Championships in ice hockey. However, the International Olympic Committee has said it will consider offering wildcards to North Korean athletes.

13 January 2018
Trump Says He Would Beat Oprah In The US Presidency Run
It was about the worldwide epidemic of gender-based violence. "I'd never seen a black man being celebrated like that". Will she or won't she run for president in 2020? "The people who done this to me ... they can't do no apologising".

13 January 2018
Are Traders Shorting GoPro, Inc. (NASDAQ:GPRO) Shares?
GPRO traded at an unexpectedly high level on 10/01/2018 when the stock experienced a -1.94% loss to a closing price of $6.05. The company has a market cap of $897.65, a PE ratio of -3.58, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 8.36 and a beta of 0.53.

13 January 2018
McLaren 570GT Sport Pack and Other Options Announced
The roof utilizes an electric current to trigger a change in the opacity of the glass which comes in handy on hot, sunny days. "With the new 570GT Sport Pack, we have reacted to market requests for a 570GT with the driving dynamics of the 570S Coupé".

13 January 2018
George Clooney's TV comeback lands at Hulu
Catch-22, considered one of the most influential books of the 20th century, follows the exploits of Captain John Yossarian, a U.S. This will be Clooney's first major foray back into television since leaving the NBC drama ER when that series ended in 2009.

13 January 2018
Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (RGR), Covanta Holding Corporation (CVA)
Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado has invested 0% in Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. (NYSE:RGR) for 886 shares. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Sturm Ruger & Company Inc by 2.8% during the second quarter.

13 January 2018
Trump Boasts of 'Very Good Relationship' With North Korean Leader
If the report from 38 North proves to be correct, we may see the conflict between North Korea and the USA reach a whole new level. It has, however, retained back-channel communications through the North's diplomatic mission at the United Nations in NY .

13 January 2018
Lightning's Hedman out 3-to-6 weeks with lower-body injury
Hedman has been one of the top defensemen in the National Hockey League this season, with six goals and 33 points in 44 games. That puts Hedman's return in the February 2-23 window, which would mean missing anywhere from seven to 17 games.

13 January 2018
Crown Castle International Corp. (REIT) (CCI): Scrutinizing the Chart
Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its position in shares of Crown Castle International by 2,414.4% during the 2nd quarter. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a "hold" rating on shares of Crown Castle International in a report on Tuesday, October 31st.

13 January 2018
Dominic Thiem an Australian Open doubt after Kooyong Classic withdrawal
So, when Novak Djokovic too joined the bandwagon, he felt like the Australian tennis player himself. "I'll be fine for the Open". "Also, I got a great opponent today, the No. 5 in the world, so it was a fantastic test for me to see where I am".