Washington vs Winnipeg Wrap - Washington Wins 1-0

Washington vs Winnipeg Wrap - Washington Wins 1-0

Michal Neuvirth stopped everything that Winnipeg threw at him on Thursday, leading Washington to a 1-0 win at MTS Centre.

Bettors who backed the Capitals were rewarded as -110 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Washington got a goal from Alex Ovechkin in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 18:46 of the third period.

Michal Neuvirth turned in a 26-save effort for the Capitals.

Ondrej Pavelec stopped 27 of 28 shots for the Jets, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Washington went 0-for-2, while the Jets were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 28-26.

Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Colorado looking for another win. For Winnipeg, they head home to face Anaheim.