Thrashers vs Capitals Final: 3-1 - Recap
The Thrashers earned a 3-1 victory over Washington on Saturday behind a 45-save performance from Ondrej Pavelec at Verizon Center.
Atlanta won as a +190 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6 were rewarded at the payout window.
Atlanta got goals from Andrew Ladd, Rich Peverley, and Alex Burmistrov in the victory. Peverley opened the scoring at 7:57 of the second period.
Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 45-save effort for the Thrashers.
Alex Ovechkin scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Ondrej Pavelec.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 30 of 33 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Atlanta went 1-for-2, while the Capitals were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Washington outshot Atlanta 46-33 in the game.
Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face Nashville looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Toronto.