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Capitals Fall 5-2 Against Chicago - Game Recap

Chicago got a pair of goals from Andrew Shaw as the Blackhawks skated to a 5-2 victory over Washington on Sunday at United Center.

Bettors who backed the Blackhawks were rewarded as -151 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.

Chicago got goals from Andrew Shaw (2), Bryan Bickell, Patrick Kane, and Viktor Stalberg in the victory. Shaw opened the scoring at 3:35 of the first period.

Corey Crawford turned in a 16-save effort for the Blackhawks.

Mike Knuble and Alex Ovechkin scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Corey Crawford.

Michal Neuvirth stopped 24 of 28 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Chicago scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 29-18.

Chicago looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blue Jackets. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track at Detroit.