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(SportsNetwork.com) - The Washington Capitals hope to bounce back from consecutive losses when they visit the rival Carolina Hurricanes for Thursdays Metropolitan Division battle at PNC Arena. The Capitals have lost their last two tests and surrendered a total of 10 goals in the process. Washington was dealt a 6-2 rout Saturday in Toronto before dropping Tuesdays 4-3 regulation decision against Vancouver. Washington tied the Canucks 3-3 on a Brooks Laich goal at 4:39 of the third period, but Daniel Sedin recorded the game-winner for Vancouver just five minutes later. John Carlson had two goals and an assist in the setback and Braden Holtby stopped 28 shots for the Caps, who have lost four of their last five outings. We just have to be more ready for teams that we dont see that often, said Carlson. We played a good game, but we just didnt give ourselves a chance to win it. Washington allowed the Canucks to score three times on four power-play opportunities and the Caps are ranked 29th in the league in penalty killing. The Capitals hope to rebound tonight with their third straight win in the Carolina series. Washington notched a 4-3 overtime win over the visiting Hurricanes on Nov. 8, with Nicklas Backstrom providing the OT game-winner for the Caps. Washington has claimed three of four and six of the past nine overall meetings in this series, and has won four in a row and eight of 10 in Raleigh. Holtby is 5-3-0 with a 2.23 goals against average in his career against Carolina. He is expected to start tonight. The Hurricanes have won two of their last three games, splitting a home-and- home series with Pittsburgh before beating visiting Nashville 2-1 on Tuesday. Jeff Skinner had a goal and an assist and Cam Ward made 32 saves to help Carolina pick up the win and halt Nashvilles four-game winning streak. Skinners first-period goal gave the Hurricanes a 1-0 lead, and he assisted on Victor Rasks goal in the third period that proved to be the game-winner. Ward, meanwhile, did his best work came in the third period when he turned away 14 of 15 shots. The victory came in the second portion of a five-game homestand and improved Carolina to 5-4-1 as the host. Weve got a lot of home games coming up, and we want to try and get on a bit of a roll, said Skinner. The Hurricanes welcome Detroit on Sunday before capping the stay at PNC the following night against New Jersey. Anton Khudobin will get the start in net tonight for Carolina and is 3-1-1 with a lifetime 2.94 GAA against Washington. Ward will not be able to suit up for tonights game due to a lower-body injury. Carolina recalled goaltender Drew MacIntyre from Charlotte of the American Hockey League on an emergency basis. Discount Puma Shoes Sale . 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Cheap Puma Shoes From China . -- The Green Bay Packers have signed quarterback Graham Harrell to the active roster from the practice squad and placed tight end Andrew Quarless on injured reserve.PRETORIA, South Africa - Children chatter about the Oscar Pistorius murder trial at South African schools, startling parents with details about how the athlete fatally shot his girlfriend. Big audiences in South Africa are watching a 24-hour television channel dedicated to coverage of the sensational trial. Turns of phrase from the courtroom — the defence lawyers "I put it to you" challenge to prosecution witnesses — are creeping into popular culture. The rise and fall of the double-amputee runner, who competed in the London Olympics in 2012 and then killed model Reeva Steenkamp less than a year after that inspirational triumph, is a consuming saga for South Africans that has drawn sheepish comparisons to reality television shows. The more people hear, the hungrier they are for more. Was Oscar on his stumps or wearing prosthetic limbs when he battered the toilet door with a cricket bat? Does he scream like a woman, as the defence suggests, or did neighbours indeed hear a womans screams on the night of the killing? Will apparent missteps by police investigators muddy the prosecutions case? Did Pistorius vomit during graphic testimony about Steenkamps wounds because of anguish, or was he trying to curry sympathy with the impassive judge? Some people turn up their noses at the spectacle, then dive into television or social media to soak up the latest, often extraordinary revelations. The parade of witnesses, some shown in the televised proceedings and some concealed from TV viewers to respect their privacy, gives a glimpse into rich, diverse, flawed and accomplished lives, swept into a single narrative from previously anonymous routines. Prof. Gert Saayman, the pathologist, described Steenkamps wounds and the general impact of gunshots on flesh and bone in metaphor-studded monologues so precise and structured that they were almost lyrical, the macabre contents notwithstanding. Here was a man, clinical and courtly, who had conducted between 10,000 and 15,000 autopsies over the decades. "Death is effectively a process rather than an event, and may take some minutes for it to come to its conclusion at a physiological level," he said. Saayman was followed by witness Darren Fresco, who dropped an expletive while recounting alleged gunplay involving Pistorius, his onetime friend, in the months before the runner shot his girlfriend. Fresco seemed miffed at the defences suggestion that he was wearing tracksuit ppants in the middle of summer, rather than shorts as he claims, during a 2012 incident in which a gun went off in a Johannesburg restaurant.dddddddddddd "If Its got Wheels or a Skirt its Gonna Cost You Money," reads the caption on Frescos Twitter feed. Fast-living image aside, he aptly summarized the intense media coverage, saying it seemed to be everywhere: "It doesnt matter where you look, where you turn, where you go, what you listen to, what you watch." Later came the police investigators, cast by defence lawyer Barry Roux as bumblers reminiscent of the "Keystone Cops" characters from the old silent movies. Col. Johannes Vermeulen squatted awkwardly as he sought to show that Pistorius was not wearing prostheses when he hit the toilet door with a cricket bat, based on the policemans analysis of marks in the wood. "Im not standing on my knees when Im washing the dishes," Vermeulen said to emphasize his point. "Maybe if youre scared of your wife, you can do that," Roux replied, briefly lightening the sombre mood. Pistorius said he hit the door with the bat after realizing he had shot Steenkamp by mistake, fearing she was an intruder. Prosecutors say he killed her after an argument. South Africans are increasingly captivated by Rouxs relentless cross-examination. A producer at the Highveld Stereo radio station recorded a parody rap song. Lyrics include: "I put it to you/that it is true/everything you say/I will misconstrue/Im Barry Roux/And I put it to you/Ten times in a row/Just to confuse you." The 2-week-old trial is expected to run into April. One commentator said it is even interfering with South African democracy ahead of elections on May 7. "The trial will peak at the same time as the election campaign swings into high gear, which means political parties will have to take extraordinary measures to hold the voters attention," Ranjeni Munusamy wrote in the Daily Maverick, an online news outlet. The role of Jaco van Vuuren, the court sketch artist, seems quaint alongside all the high-tech scrutiny. Van Vuuren, who knew Pistorius before the killing, said it was emotionally difficult at first. "I said to him before this court session that Im not there to judge him. Im just there to do my job," van Vuuren told South Africas Eyewitness News. "He understands it. And the first day, he just hugged me and asked me for coffee." ' ' '

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