Hurricanes Vs. Capitals Score Update: Capitals Hold 1-0 Lead After One Period

After one period, the Washington Capitals have broke the scoring open, and take a 1-0 lead over the Carolina Hurricanes into the dressing rooms.

Troy Brouwer scored his 18th goal of the season for the Caps at the 13:59 mark of the first period. Keith Aucoin got the assist. Washington was able to get a slim majority of the chances in the opening period, outshooting the 'Canes 13-10.

Each team received a chance on the power play in the first period, although neither resulted in goals. The Capitals have come out as the agressor in the hit department, holding a 10-6 advantage over the Hurricanes in the first 20 minutes.

Goalie Michael Neuvirth has been solid in the first for the Capitals, stopping all 10 shots he faced.

For more on the Washington Capitals, visit Jasper's Rink. For news around the NHL, keep it tuned to the SB Nation NHL Hub Page.

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