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Recap - Capitals Defeat Boston 2-1

The Capitals beat Boston 2-1 on Wednesday, earning a victory backstopped by Braden Holtby's 31 saves.

Washington was an underdog by +160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

Washington got goals from Joel Ward and Matt Hendricks in the victory. Hendricks opened the scoring at 11:23 of the first period.

Braden Holtby stopped 31 of 32 Boston shots in the victory.

Tyler Seguin scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.

Tim Thomas stopped 25 of 27 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Washington scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Boston went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 32-27.