Capitals Fall 3-1 Against New York - Game Recap
The Rangers beat Washington 3-1 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Henrik Lundqvist's 17 saves.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as -150 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Brad Richards, Artem Anisimov, and Chris Kreider each scored for the Rangers in the victory. Anisimov opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 12:38 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Ruslan Fedotenko and Ryan McDonagh.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 17-save effort for the Rangers.
Jason Chimera scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Braden Holtby stopped 11 of 14 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
New York scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 18-14.