Ottawa vs Washington Wrap - Ottawa Wins 2-0
|Ottawa vs Washington Wrap - Ottawa Wins 2-0|
Ottawa's defense, led by netminder Craig Anderson, shut down Washington 2-0 at Verizon Center on on Tuesday.
The Senators were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Jason Spezza and Kyle Turris each scored for the Senators in the victory. Turris opened the scoring for Ottawa, finding the back of the net at 12:59 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Clarke MacArthur and Eric Gryba.
Craig Anderson stopped 34 of 34 Washington shots in the victory.
Braden Holtby stopped 24 of 26 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Ottawa scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 34-26.
Next game, Ottawa takes its act on the road to face Tampa Bay looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face New Jersey.