Capitals Down Toronto 4-2 - Match Report
The Capitals beat Toronto 4-2 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Michal Neuvirth's 28 saves.
Bettors who backed the Capitals were rewarded as +155 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Jeff Halpern, Keith Aucoin, Alexander Semin, and Marcus Johansson each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Johansson opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 0:32 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Alex Ovechkin and Keith Aucoin.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 28 of 30 Toronto shots in the victory.
Toronto got goals from Tim Connolly and Colby Armstrong in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Toronto got a 32-stop effort from James Reimer in the loss.
On the power play, Washington went 0-for-1, while the Maple Leafs were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 36-30.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face Florida.