The Capitals beat Florida 5-2 on Wednesday, earning a victory backstopped by Semyon Varlamov's Semyon VarlamovSaves saves.
The Capitals were a -235 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Washington got goals from Mike Knuble, Jason Chimera, Alex Ovechkin, Sean Collins, and Matt Hendricks in the victory. Knuble opened the scoring at 1:20 of the first period.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 31 of 33 Florida shots in the victory.
Florida got goals from David Booth and Mike Santorelli in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Florida got a 20-stop effort from Scott Clemmensen in the loss.
On the power play, Washington went 2-for-4, while the Panthers were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Florida by a margin of 33-25.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For Florida, they head on the road to face Tampa Bay.