The Canes' Jordan Staal (11) shot bounces off the post as he shoots against the Caps' Braden Holtby (70) during the second period at PNC Arena on Jan. 2, 2018. The Caps beat the Canes 5-4 in overtime.
The Canes' Jordan Staal (11) shot bounces off the post as he shoots against the Caps' Braden Holtby (70) during the second period at PNC Arena on Jan. 2, 2018. The Caps beat the Canes 5-4 in overtime. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
The Canes' Jordan Staal (11) shot bounces off the post as he shoots against the Caps' Braden Holtby (70) during the second period at PNC Arena on Jan. 2, 2018. The Caps beat the Canes 5-4 in overtime. Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com

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