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New York Falls 2-1 to Capitals - Recap

The Capitals earned a 2-1 victory over the Rangers on Wednesday at Verizon Center.

The Capitals were a -165 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

Alexander Semin and Alex Ovechkin each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 13:44 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Alexander Semin and Mike Green.

Michal Neuvirth turned in a 24-save effort for the Capitals.

Matt Gilroy scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Michal Neuvirth.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 31 of 33 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

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

Washington outshot New York 33-25 in the game.