Washington Ices New York 2-1 - Recap
The Capitals beat New York 2-1 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Michal Neuvirth's Michal NeuvirthSaves saves.
Washington was favored by -200 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Washington got goals from Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin in the victory. Laich opened the scoring at 19:12 of the third period.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 28 of 29 New York shots in the victory.
Matt Moulson scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Michal Neuvirth.
New York got a 40-stop effort from Nathan Lawson in the loss.
Washington scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Washington outshot New York 42-29 in the game.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.