Washington earned a 4-1 victory over New York behind a 2-goal performance from Alexander Semin on Wednesday at Verizon Center.
Bettors who backed the Capitals were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Washington got goals from Alexander Semin (2), Troy Brouwer, and Marcus Johansson in the victory. Johansson opened the scoring at 8:18 of the first period.
Tomas Vokoun turned in a 31-save effort for the Capitals.
Brandon Dubinsky scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.
New York got a 19-stop effort from Martin Biron in the loss.
Washington scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Washington 32-23 in the game.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Buffalo looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Florida.