Capitals nip Bruins in overtime

Capitals nip Bruins in overtime

Brooks Laich's power play marker in overtime lifted the Washington Capitals past the Boston Bruins 3-2 on Monday night.

Washington cashed as -175 home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 6-goal total listed by oddsmakers.

Nicklas Backstrom had a goal and two assists for the Capitals, who got a goal and an assist from Mike Knuble in the payday.

Patrice Bergeron posted a goal and an assist for Boston, while the teams recorded 30 shots apiece on the night.