Recap - Capitals Defeat Anaheim 3-2

Recap - Capitals Defeat Anaheim 3-2

Jaroslav Halak stopped 43 of 45 shots fired at him by Anaheim, as the Capitals skated to a 3-2 victory Tuesday at Honda Center.

Washington won as a +160 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin, Troy Brouwer, and Joel Ward in the victory. Ward opened the scoring at 2:11 of the first period.

Jaroslav Halak turned in a 43-save effort for the Capitals.

Mathieu Perreault and Ben Lovejoy scored for the Ducks, finding the net behind Jaroslav Halak.

Jonas Hiller stopped 27 of 30 shots for the Ducks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Washington went 2-for-3, while the Ducks were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Anaheim by a margin of 45-30.

Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Kings. The Ducks will aim to get back on the winning track at San Jose.