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Capitals edge Rangers

Alex Ovechkin potted two goals and set up another as the Washington Capitals defeated the New York Rangers 6-5 Thursday night.

Washington won the game as -145 favorites, while the 11 goals sailed OVER the posted over/under (6).

Nicklas Backstrom scored once and pocketed four assists for the Capitals, while Boyd Gordon, Mike Knuble and Tom Poti also scored in the win.

Vinny Prospal had two goals for the Rangers, while singles came from Ryan Callahan, Olli Jokinen, and Brandon Dubinsky.