Caps nip Blues in shootout

Caps nip Blues in shootout

The Washington Capitals Matt Pettinger scored in a shootout Thursday to give them a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Blues.

The Capitals won this game as -180 favorites at home. The final score went OVER the posted over/under (6.5).

Alexander Ovechkin kept his pace alive with a goal and an assist as did Chris Clark. Brian Willsie and Ben Clymer each added single markers in the win. Nolan Yonkman collected two assists.

Scott Young, Mike Sillinger and Dean McAmmond each collected a goal and an assist. Dallas Drake collected two assists for the Blues.