Boston vs Washington Recap - Capitals Win 4-3
The Capitals earned a 4-3 victory over the Bruins on Tuesday at Verizon Center.
Washington was an underdog by +140 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Mike Ribeiro, Eric Fehr, Wojtek Wolski, and Tomas Kundratek each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Ribeiro opened the scoring for Washington, finding the back of the net at 5:46 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Alex Ovechkin and Steven Oleksy.
Braden Holtby turned in a 30-save effort for the Capitals.
Zdeno Chara, Brad Marchand, and Dougie Hamilton scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.
Tuukka Rask stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 0-for-4, while the Bruins were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Boston by a margin of 33-26.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Florida looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Toronto.