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Recap - Capitals Defeat New York 3-2

Troy Brouwer scored a pair of goals against the Islanders as Washington handed New York a 3-2 defeat on Tuesday at Verizon Center.

Washington was favored by -145 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Washington got goals from Troy Brouwer (2) and Alex Ovechkin in the victory. Brouwer opened the scoring at 16:31 of the third period.

Michal Neuvirth turned in a 22-save effort for the Capitals.

New York got goals from Matt Moulson and Josh Bailey in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

New York got a 31-stop effort from Evgeni Nabokov in the loss.

Washington scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

New York lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 34-24.

Washington heads into a battle against the Devils. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.