Jeff Skinner scored three goals, including the winner in overtime, and Anton Khudobin made 38 saves in his first start in 2 1/2 months Thursday night in the Carolina Hurricanes' 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals.
Skinner took a pass from Ryan Murphy to cap a 3-on-1 break at 1:20 of the extra period for his 19th goal of the season. Manny Malhotra also scored for the Hurricanes, who have won two in a row after a five-game losing streak.
With Cam Ward out with a lower body injury, Khudobin saw his first NHL action since Oct. 13. Khudobin had been out with a lower body injury and was recalled Tuesday after a two-game conditioning assignment in the AHL.
Washington's Alex Ovechkin, skating on a new line with Eric Fehr and Mikhail Grabovski, broke a four-game point-less streak with a goal but also missed a penalty shot. Troy Brouwer and Steve Oleksy also scored for the Capitals, who have lost three straight and five of six.
Philipp Grubauer, who has quickly emerged as the Capitals' ...