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Boston Skates Past Washington 4-3 - Recap

The Bruins beat Washington 4-3 on Monday, earning a victory backstopped by Tim Thomas's 29 saves.

The Bruins were a -117 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

Boston got goals from Brian Rolston, Zdeno Chara, Daniel Paille, and Rich Peverley in the victory. Peverley opened the scoring at 0:35 of the second period.

Tim Thomas turned in a 29-save effort for the Bruins.

Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, and Alex Ovechkin scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Tim Thomas.

Braden Holtby stopped 25 of 29 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Boston scored 0 times on 5 chances on the power play, while Washington went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 32-29.