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Washington Falls 4-2 to Panthers - Recap

Mikael Samuelsson scored twice to lead the Panthers over Washington 4-2 on Wednesday at BankAtlantic Center.

The Panthers were a -135 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

Florida got goals from Mikael Samuelsson (2), Stephen Weiss, and Shawn Matthias in the victory. Samuelsson opened the scoring at 0:33 of the second period.

Scott Clemmensen stopped 26 of 28 Washington shots in the victory.

Brooks Laich and John Carlson scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Scott Clemmensen.

Michal Neuvirth stopped 34 of 37 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Florida went 1-for-4, while the Capitals were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Florida outshot Washington 38-28 in the game.

Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track at Montreal.