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Capitals double Blackhawks

Alexander Ovechkin scored twice as the Washington Capitals came back to defeat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 Saturday night in their home-opener.

Washington won the game as -140 favorites, and the six goals made it OVER the posted over/under (5.5).

Matt Bradley and Brooks Laich added the other markers for the Capitals. Jose Theodore stopped 19 shots in the win.

Kris Versteeg and Jack Skille scored for the Blackhawks. Nikolai Khabibulin made 30 saves in a losing effort.