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Recap - Capitals Defeat Boston 5-3

The Capitals got a 3-goal performance from Mathieu Perreault as Washington handed Boston a 5-3 defeat on Tuesday at Verizon Center.

Washington won as a +152 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Washington got goals from Mathieu Perreault (3), Dennis Wideman, and Cody Eakin in the victory. Eakin opened the scoring at 2:14 of the second period.

Tomas Vokoun turned in a 29-save effort for the Capitals.

Boston got goals from Rich Peverley, Brad Marchand, and Tyler Seguin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Boston got a 18-stop effort from Tuukka Rask in the loss.

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

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 32-23.

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