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Capitals Fall 1-0 Against Atlanta - Game Recap

Atlanta's defense, led by netminder Ondrej Pavelec, shut down Washington 1-0 at Philips Arena on on Wednesday.

The Thrashers were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 6.

Atlanta got a goal from Nik Antropov in the victory. Antropov opened the scoring at 11:21 of the second period.

Ondrej Pavelec turned in a 36-save effort for the Thrashers.

Semyon Varlamov stopped 23 of 24 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Atlanta scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Washington outshot Atlanta 36-24 in the game.

Next game, Atlanta takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Montreal.