The Capitals jumped out to a commanding 3-1 lead in the second period, the Hurricanes fought back to tie the game before the end of regulation. Nicklas Backstrom answered the bell in OT, to give Washington the win.
Can the Capitals carry over some momentum from a thrilling win on Friday night to Saturday's matchup against Carolina? Coverage begins on CSN+ at 8 p.m.
Justin Peters spent his entire professional career in the Carolina Hurricanes organization before signing with the Capitals in July.
The Capitals needed a herculean effort from their goaltender against the Chicago Blackhawks. They got one.