Martin St. Louis was the difference, potting a pair for Tampa Bay on Saturday as the Lightning skated off with a 6-3 victory over the Capitals at Tampa Bay Times Forum.
Tampa Bay won as a -115 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6 were rewarded at the payout window.
Tampa Bay got goals from Martin St. Louis (2), Eric Brewer (2), Vincent Lecavalier, and Cory Conacher in the victory. Brewer opened the scoring at 6:24 of the first period.
Anders Lindback stopped 27 of 30 Washington shots in the victory.
Joel Ward (2) and Wojtek Wolski scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Anders Lindback.
Braden Holtby stopped 28 of 34 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Tampa Bay went 3-for-7, while the Capitals were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Tampa Bay outshot Washington 34-30 in the game.
Tampa Bay looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs Winnipeg.