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Capitals vs Wild Final: 3-0 - Recap

Minnesota couldn't break through the Washington defense on Sunday, failing to score on Braden Holtby in a 3-0 loss at Verizon Center.

Washington was favored by -225 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.

Washington got goals from Jason Chimera, Alex Ovechkin, and Mathieu Perreault in the victory. Chimera opened the scoring at 10:09 of the second period.

Braden Holtby stopped 28 of 28 Minnesota shots in the victory.

Matt Hackett stopped 20 of 23 shots for the Wild, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Washington scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 28-23.

Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face New York.