Ottawa Falls 3-2 to Capitals - Recap
|Ottawa Falls 3-2 to Capitals - Recap|
The Capitals earned a 3-2 victory over the Senators on Monday at Verizon Center.
Washington was favored by -220 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 6.
Alexander Semin, Eric Fehr, and Alex Ovechkin each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Semin opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 18:38 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Brooks Laich and Eric Fehr.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 29 of 31 Ottawa shots in the victory.
Ottawa got goals from Jarkko Ruutu and Ryan Shannon in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Pascal Leclaire stopped 23 of 26 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 0-for-5, while the Senators were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 31-26.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Senators will aim to get back on the winning track vs Carolina.