Canes beat Caps

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Chad LaRose scored in the fifth round of a
shootout to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 3-2 victory over the
Washington Capitals on Thursday night.
      The contest marked the first time three rookie defensemen have
scored goals in a game since Toronto and Chicago did it on March 8,
      Carolina rookies Jamie McBain and Bryan Rodney had first-period
goals, and Washington rookie defenseman John Carlson also
      Alexander Semin also scored for the Capitals.