Washington vs Philadelphia Recap - Capitals Win 5-2
Tomas Vokoun made 40 stops Thursday to lead the Capitals over the Flyers 5-2 at Wells Fargo Center.
Bettors who backed the Capitals were rewarded as +109 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin (2), Roman Hamrlik, Joel Ward, and Mathieu Perreault in the victory. Perreault opened the scoring at 18:40 of the first period.
Tomas Vokoun stopped 40 of 42 Philadelphia shots in the victory.
Philadelphia got goals from Claude Giroux and Sean Couturier in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Philadelphia got a 23-stop effort from Ilya Bryzgalov in the loss.
Washington scored 1 time on 6 chances on the power play, while Philadelphia went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Philadelphia by a margin of 42-28.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Detroit looking for another win. For Philadelphia, they head home to face St. Louis.