Boston vs Washington Wrap - Washington Wins 2-1
Boston was unable to break down Braden Holtby on Thursday, firing 45 shots but scoring only 1 time in a 2-1 loss against the Capitals.
Bettors who backed the Capitals were rewarded as +120 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Washington got goals from Alexander Semin and Marcus Johansson in the victory. Johansson opened the scoring at 1:22 of the first period.
Braden Holtby stopped 44 of 45 Boston shots in the victory.
Boston got a goal from Rich Peverley in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Boston got a 19-stop effort from Tim Thomas in the loss.
On the power play, Washington went 1-for-3, while the Bruins were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 45-21.