WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) -- Patrick Eaves's two goals Tuesday and the Carolina Hurricanes breezed to a 5-2 victory over the Washington Capitals.
Carolina's Cam Ward blocked 39 of 41 shots.
Alexander Semin and Sergei Fedorov had the goals for Washington, which came after Carolina had already built a 5-0 lead. The Capitals have given up a total of 11 goals in their last t wo games.
Washington's Michal Neuvirth allowed five goals on 30 shots.