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Rangers Fall 2-1 Against Washington - Game Recap

The Capitals beat New York 2-1 on Wednesday, earning a victory backstopped by Braden Holtby's 30 saves.

The Capitals were a -115 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.

Jason Chimera and Alex Ovechkin each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 1:28 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green.

Braden Holtby turned in a 30-save effort for the Capitals.

Marian Gaborik scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.

Henrik Lundqvist stopped 21 of 23 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Washington went 1-for-3, while the Rangers were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

New York outshot Washington 31-23 in the game.