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Calgary Falls 3-1 to Capitals - Recap

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

Washington was favored by -160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Washington got goals from Dennis Wideman, Alex Ovechkin, and Troy Brouwer in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 1:11 of the first period.

Tomas Vokoun stopped 18 of 19 Calgary shots in the victory.

Curtis Glencross scored for the Flames, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.

Calgary got a 18-stop effort from Miikka Kiprusoff in the loss.

On the power play, Washington went 2-for-3, while the Flames were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Calgary lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 21-19.

Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face San Jose looking for another win. For Calgary, they head on the road to face Boston.