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Coyotes Fall 4-3 Against Washington - Game Recap

Washington skated to a 4-3 victory over Phoenix on Monday in NHL action at Verizon Center.

Washington won as a -158 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Brooks Laich, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, and Cody Eakin each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Carlson opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 8:27 of the second period. The goal was unassisted.

Tomas Vokoun turned in a 20-save effort for the Capitals.

Lauri Korpikoski (2) and Radim Vrbata scored for the Coyotes, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.

Phoenix got a 27-stop effort from Jason LaBarbera in the loss.

Washington scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Phoenix went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Phoenix lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 31-23.

Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head home to face Anaheim.