Winnipeg Falls 5-3 to Capitals - Recap
|Winnipeg Falls 5-3 to Capitals - Recap|
The Capitals earned a 5-3 victory over the Jets on Tuesday at Verizon Center.
Washington won as a -200 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Washington got goals from Jason Chimera, Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Matt Hendricks, and Mathieu Perreault in the victory. Hendricks opened the scoring at 3:12 of the first period.
Braden Holtby turned in a 24-save effort for the Capitals.
Nik Antropov, Blake Wheeler, and Evander Kane scored for the Jets, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.
Winnipeg got a 36-stop effort from Ondrej Pavelec in the loss.
On the power play, Washington went 0-for-1, while the Jets were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 41-27.
Washington heads into a battle against the Senators. Winnipeg, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.