Washington skated to a 3-1 victory over New Jersey on Friday in NHL action at Prudential Center.
Washington was favored by -140 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jason Chimera, Alex Ovechkin, and Marcus Johansson each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 17:33 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Dennis Wideman and Nicklas Backstrom.
Tomas Vokoun turned in a 32-save effort for the Capitals.
Adam Larsson scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.
Martin Brodeur stopped 17 of 20 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 0-for-4, while the Devils were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
New Jersey outshot Washington 33-20 in the game.