NHL: Washington 3, Carolina 0

Feb. 26, 2013 at 10:14 PM

WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- Braden Holtby notched his second shutout of the season Tuesday, making 33 saves in the Washington Capitals' 3-0 whitewash of Carolina.

Holtby's performance allowed the Caps to notch their fourth win in six contests.

John Carlson, Nicklas Backstrom and John Erskine each scored for Washington, which notched a win in the return of former Caps star Alexander Semin.

The forward, now a member of the Hurricanes, logged four shots in more than 21 minutes of ice time.

Cam Ward compiled 37 saves for Carolina.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending Stories
Alabama football: Crimson Tide host Arkansas, hope to continue momentum from Georgia game
St. Louis Rams' Stedman Bailey fined for 'sleeping' on the job
Toronto Maple Leafs lose in Mike Babcock's debut, earn Montreal Canadians' respect
Johnny Manziel's grandfather loses home in 'suspicious' fire