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Maple Leafs Fall 4-2 Against Washington - Game Recap

Troy Brouwer scored a pair of goals against the Maple Leafs as Washington handed Toronto a 4-2 defeat on Sunday at Verizon Center.

Washington was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Washington got goals from Troy Brouwer (2), Jason Chimera, and Joel Ward in the victory. Brouwer opened the scoring at 3:34 of the first period.

Jaroslav Halak turned in a 27-save effort for the Capitals.

Dion Phaneuf and Troy Bodie scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Jaroslav Halak.

Toronto got a 29-stop effort from James Reimer in the loss.

On the power play, Washington went 2-for-4, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 33-29.

Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Ducks. The Maple Leafs will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.