Capitals Down New York 3-2 - Match Report
The Rangers came up short Monday against the Capitals, falling 3-2.
The Capitals were a +137 underdog in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Mike Knuble, Jason Chimera, and Alex Ovechkin each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Knuble opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 12:20 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Keith Aucoin and Joel Ward.
Braden Holtby turned in a 26-save effort for the Capitals.
Brad Richards and Ryan Callahan scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 22 of 25 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 1-for-3, while the Rangers were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 28-25.