Washington Ices Florida 2-1 - Recap
The Capitals beat Florida 2-1 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Tomas Vokoun's 22 saves.
Washington won as a +100 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Washington got goals from Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 4:47 of the third period.
Tomas Vokoun turned in a 22-save effort for the Capitals.
Tomas Fleischmann scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.
Jose Theodore stopped 39 of 41 shots for the Panthers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 1-for-6, while the Panthers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 41-23.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lightning. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Anaheim.