Recap - Capitals Defeat Carolina 2-1
|Recap - Capitals Defeat Carolina 2-1|
Carolina was unable to break down Tomas Vokoun on Sunday, firing 44 shots but scoring only 1 time in a 2-1 loss against the Capitals.
Washington was favored by -193 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Washington got goals from Alexander Semin and Dmitry Orlov in the victory. Semin opened the scoring at 16:57 of the second period.
Tomas Vokoun turned in a 43-save effort for the Capitals.
Carolina got a goal from Jussi Jokinen in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Carolina got a 22-stop effort from Cam Ward in the loss.
Washington scored 0 times on 1 chances on the power play, while Carolina went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Carolina outshot Washington 44-24 in the game.
Washington heads into a battle against the Islanders. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Pittsburgh.