Capitals blow past Thrashers

Alex Ovechkin scored his 49th and 50th goals of the season on Friday night to lead the Washington Capitals to a 5-2 win over the Atlanta Thrashers.

The Capitals were winners as -260 home favorites in this contest, while the combined score went OVER the night's posted total (6.5).

Nicklas Backstrom also scored twice in the win for Washington. Evgeny Artyukhin and Clarke MacArthur had the goals for Atlanta.