Capitals Fall 3-2 Against Toronto - Game Recap
|Capitals Fall 3-2 Against Toronto - Game Recap|
Toronto earned a 3-2 victory over Washington behind a 2-goal performance from James van Riemsdyk on Tuesday at Verizon Center.
Bettors who backed the Maple Leafs were rewarded as +150 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Toronto got goals from James van Riemsdyk (2) and Korbinian Holzer in the victory. van Riemsdyk opened the scoring at 10:00 of the first period.
Ben Scrivens turned in a 24-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Mike Ribeiro and Marcus Johansson scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Ben Scrivens.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 18 of 21 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 0-for-3, while the Capitals were 2-for-3 with the man advantage.
Washington outshot Toronto 26-21 in the game.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track at Pittsburgh.