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New York vs Washington Recap - Capitals Win 3-2

The Capitals beat New York 3-2 on Saturday, earning a victory backstopped by Braden Holtby's 18 saves.

Washington won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, and Nicklas Backstrom in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 12:43 of the first period.

Braden Holtby stopped 18 of 20 New York shots in the victory.

Marian Gaborik and Artem Anisimov scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.

New York got a 23-stop effort from Henrik Lundqvist in the loss.

On the power play, Washington went 1-for-2, while the Rangers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

New York lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 26-20.