Recap - Capitals Defeat New York 4-1
|Recap - Capitals Defeat New York 4-1|
Braden Holtby stopped 35 of 36 shots fired at him by New York, as the Capitals skated to a 4-1 victory Saturday at Madison Square Garden.
The Capitals were a +145 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Mathieu Perreault, and John Carlson in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 0:32 of the first period.
Braden Holtby turned in a 35-save effort for the Capitals.
Brian Boyle scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 13 of 17 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 1-for-3, while the Rangers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Washington 36-17 in the game.