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Capitals Down Chicago 4-3 - Match Report

The Capitals earned a 4-3 victory over the Blackhawks on Sunday at Verizon Center.

Washington was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Washington got goals from Jason Arnott, Mike Knuble, Boyd Gordon, and Brooks Laich in the victory. Gordon opened the scoring at 6:11 of the first period.

Braden Holtby turned in a 27-save effort for the Capitals.

Chicago got goals from Tomas Kopecky, Jonathan Toews, and Nick Leddy in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Corey Crawford stopped 38 of 42 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Washington went 1-for-2, while the Blackhawks were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Chicago lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 42-30.

Washington heads into a battle against the Canadiens. Chicago, meanwhile, will have their next action against San Jose.