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Capitals Down Ottawa 3-1 - Match Report

Washington skated to a 3-1 victory over Ottawa on Sunday in NHL action at Verizon Center.

Washington won as a -190 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Washington got goals from Jason Chimera, Brooks Laich, and John Carlson in the victory. Laich opened the scoring at 7:15 of the third period.

Michal Neuvirth turned in a 22-save effort for the Capitals.

Ottawa got a goal from Mike Fisher in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Brian Elliott stopped 23 of 26 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Washington went 1-for-2, while the Senators were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Washington outshot Ottawa 26-23 in the game.

Washington heads into a battle against the Flyers. Ottawa, meanwhile, will have their next action against Anaheim.