Ottawa vs Washington Wrap - Ottawa Wins 2-1
|Ottawa vs Washington Wrap - Ottawa Wins 2-1|
The Senators beat Washington 2-1 on Thursday, earning a victory backstopped by Craig Anderson's 19 saves.
Ottawa was an underdog by +104 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Sergei Gonchar and Jakob Silfverberg each scored for the Senators in the victory. Silfverberg opened the scoring for Ottawa, finding the back of the net at 12:35 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Erik Karlsson and Milan Michalek.
Craig Anderson turned in a 19-save effort for the Senators.
Alex Ovechkin scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Craig Anderson.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 39 of 41 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Ottawa went 1-for-5, while the Capitals were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 41-20.
Next game, Ottawa takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Boston.