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Capitals Down Tampa Bay 2-1 - Match Report

The Lightning came up short Monday against the Capitals, falling 2-1 in a shootout.

Washington won as a +120 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Alex Ovechkin clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 1 for the Capitals. Alexander Semin scored for the Capitals in the victory. Semin opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 14:28 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Dennis Wideman and Alex Ovechkin.

Braden Holtby stopped 21 of 21 Tampa Bay shots in the victory.

Tampa Bay got a goal from Sean Bergenheim in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Tampa Bay got a 29-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.

Washington scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 30-28.

Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Oilers. The Lightning will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.