The Capitals got a 3-goal performance from Troy Brouwer as Washington handed Tampa Bay a 4-3 defeat on Friday at Verizon Center.
Washington was favored by -190 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Washington got goals from Troy Brouwer (3) and Alex Ovechkin in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 3:52 of the first period.
Tomas Vokoun turned in a 29-save effort for the Capitals.
Vincent Lecavalier, Tom Pyatt, and Steven Stamkos scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.
Dwayne Roloson stopped 16 of 19 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 2-for-4, while the Lightning were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Tampa Bay by a margin of 32-20.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hurricanes. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track vs Pittsburgh.