Winnipeg Falls 4-3 to Capitals - Recap
Jason Chimera was the difference, potting a pair for Washington on Wednesday as the Capitals skated off with a 4-3 victory over the Jets at Verizon Center.
Washington won as a -185 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Washington got goals from Jason Chimera (2), Alexander Semin, and Nicklas Backstrom in the victory. Semin opened the scoring at 5:23 of the first period.
Tomas Vokoun stopped 22 of 25 Winnipeg shots in the victory.
Kyle Wellwood, Andrew Ladd, and Bryan Little scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.
Winnipeg got a 33-stop effort from Ondrej Pavelec in the loss.
Washington scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Winnipeg went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 37-25.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Winnipeg, they head on the road to face Carolina.