Capitals vs Lightning Final: 4-2 - Recap
|Capitals vs Lightning Final: 4-2 - Recap|
Alex Ovechkin was the difference, potting a pair for Washington on Sunday as the Capitals skated off with a 4-2 victory over the Lightning at Verizon Center.
Washington won as a -132 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin (2), Joel Ward, and John Carlson in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 3:14 of the second period.
Michal Neuvirth turned in a 28-save effort for the Capitals.
Vincent Lecavalier and Alex Killorn scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Michal Neuvirth.
Tampa Bay got a 34-stop effort from Ben Bishop in the loss.
On the power play, Washington went 0-for-2, while the Lightning were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Washington outshot Tampa Bay 38-30 in the game.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Montreal looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Ottawa.