Winnipeg Skates Past Washington 4-1 - Recap
|Winnipeg Skates Past Washington 4-1 - Recap|
Evander Kane scored a pair of goals against the Capitals as Winnipeg handed Washington a 4-1 defeat on Thursday at MTS Centre.
Winnipeg was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Winnipeg got goals from Evander Kane (2), Kyle Wellwood, and Blake Wheeler in the victory. Kane opened the scoring at 7:51 of the first period.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 31 of 32 Washington shots in the victory.
Alexander Semin scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Ondrej Pavelec.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 27 of 31 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Winnipeg scored 2 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 32-31.
Next game, Winnipeg takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Toronto.