Ottawa Falls 3-2 to Capitals - Recap

Washington skated to a 3-2 victory over Ottawa on Saturday in NHL action at Verizon Center.

Washington won as a -147 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Washington got goals from Brooks Laich, Troy Brouwer, and Nicklas Backstrom in the victory. Backstrom opened the scoring at 1:58 of the first period.

Michal Neuvirth stopped 32 of 34 Ottawa shots in the victory.

Milan Michalek and Erik Karlsson scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Michal Neuvirth.

Ottawa got a 32-stop effort from Craig Anderson in the loss.

On the power play, Washington went 0-for-4, while the Senators were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 35-34.

Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Florida looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head home to face Tampa Bay.