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Capitals Down Toronto 4-1 - Match Report

Toronto gave up 3 goals to Alex Ovechkin in their 4-1 loss to the Capitals in NHL action on Saturday.

Washington was favored by -130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin (3) and Matt Hendricks in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 14:27 of the first period.

Braden Holtby stopped 35 of 36 Toronto shots in the victory.

Tim Brent scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.

Toronto got a 27-stop effort from Jean-Sebastien Giguere in the loss.

On the power play, Washington went 0-for-2, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 36-31.

Washington heads into a battle against the Rangers. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Carolina.