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Canes shut out in home opener

On Wednesday night, the Hurricanes played their first real home game of the season, and things did not go well for the home team.  The visiting Capitals won the game 3-0 behind some excellent goaltending by Michal Neuvirth.  It was the first career shutout for the young netminder.

Nick Backstrom scored two third period goals, including a shorthanded empty netter and Matt Hendricks was credited with a controversial goal in the first period. 

Neuvirth looked great against the Canes, making a few spectacular saves against Eric Staal and a very couple of gems against Carolina’s other forwards. 

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