New York Skates Past Washington 1-0 - Recap
Evgeni Nabokov stopped everything that Washington threw at him on Tuesday, leading New York to a 1-0 win at Verizon Center.
New York was an underdog by +106 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Andrew MacDonald scored for the Islanders in the victory. MacDonald opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 2:16 of the third period. The goal was assisted by Brock Nelson.
Evgeni Nabokov turned in a 22-save effort for the Islanders.
Washington got a 27-stop effort from Michal Neuvirth in the loss.
On the power play, New York went 0-for-5, while the Capitals were 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 28-22.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Calgary looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Winnipeg.