Capitals clip Red Wings

Capitals clip Red Wings

Dave Steckel's goal late in the third period lifted the Washington Capitals past the Detroit Red Wings 3-2 on Tuesday night.

Washington won as -170 home favorites, while the game played UNDER the 6-goal total posted by oddsmakers.

Nicklas Backstrom and Matt Bradley also scored for the Capitals, who were outshot 46-23 by the Red Wings in the payday.

Dan Cleary and Brian Rafalski found the back of the net for Detroit, while Valtteri Filppula had two assists for the Red Wings.