Jets Fall 4-2 Against Washington - Game Recap
Troy Brouwer scored twice to lead the Capitals over Winnipeg 4-2 on Thursday at Verizon Center.
The Capitals were a -120 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Troy Brouwer (2), Alex Ovechkin, and Tom Wilson each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Brouwer opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 4:56 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Marcus Johansson and Casey Wellman.
Braden Holtby turned in a 34-save effort for the Capitals.
Dustin Byfuglien and Bryan Little scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.
Ondrej Pavelec stopped 26 of 30 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 0-for-4, while the Jets were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Winnipeg by a margin of 36-30.
Washington heads into a battle against the Devils. Winnipeg, meanwhile, will have their next action against St. Louis.