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Capitals vs Predators Final: 5-2 - Recap

Washington skated to a 5-2 victory over Nashville on Saturday in NHL action at Verizon Center.

Washington won as a -150 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Washington got goals from Eric Fehr, Alex Ovechkin, Troy Brouwer, Karl Alzner, and Nate Schmidt in the victory. Brouwer opened the scoring at 6:44 of the first period.

Braden Holtby turned in a 34-save effort for the Capitals.

Nashville got goals from Eric Nystrom and Roman Josi in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Nashville got a 28-stop effort from Marek Mazanec in the loss.

On the power play, Washington went 1-for-4, while the Predators were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Nashville by a margin of 36-33.

Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Rangers. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.