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NHL: Washington 4, Carolina 3 (OT)

Oct. 8, 2011 at 10:40 PM

WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- Mike Green's goal midway through overtime Saturday handed the Washington Capitals a 4-3 decision over Carolina.

Washington appeared on its way to a regulation-time win when Brooks Laich tallied on the power-play late in third period, but Carolina's Jussi Jokinen responded with an equalizer with less than 2 minutes left.

Alexander Semin and Jason Chimera each scored a goal and Michal Neuvirth turned aside 28-of-31 shots for the Capitals.

Eric Staal scored twice and Brian Boucher had 32 saves for Carolina.

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