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Senators vs Capitals Final: 3-2 - Recap

The Capitals came up short Tuesday against the Senators, falling 3-2.

Ottawa won as a -135 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Ottawa got goals from Sergei Gonchar, Milan Michalek, and Jim O'Brien in the victory. O'Brien opened the scoring at 18:37 of the second period.

Craig Anderson turned in a 31-save effort for the Senators.

Troy Brouwer and Matt Hendricks scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Craig Anderson.

Washington got a 24-stop effort from Michal Neuvirth in the loss.

Ottawa scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 33-27.

Ottawa looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Canadiens. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track at Toronto.