Capitals double Blues; extend streak

Capitals double Blues; extend streak

The Washington Capitals won their fifth straight by defeating the St. Louis Blues by a final scored of 4-2 Thursday night.

Washington won the game as -250 favorites, while the six goals went as a PUSH against the posted over/under (6).

Viktor Kozlov scored twice, while singles came from Alexander Ovechkin and Tomas Fleischmann. Simeon Varlamov stopped 29 shots in the win.

David Backes and Brad Winchester scored for the Blues, who lost their fifth straight.