Washington vs Toronto Wrap - Toronto Wins 2-1
|Washington vs Toronto Wrap - Toronto Wins 2-1|
The Capitals came up short Saturday against the Maple Leafs, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
Toronto won as a -130 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Joffrey Lupul potted the shootout winner for Toronto. David Clarkson scored for the Maple Leafs in the victory. Clarkson opened the scoring for Toronto, finding the back of the net at 10:08 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Jake Gardiner and Nazem Kadri.
James Reimer turned in a 49-save effort for the Maple Leafs.
Alex Ovechkin scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind James Reimer.
Braden Holtby stopped 27 of 28 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Toronto went 1-for-1, while the Capitals were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Washington outshot Toronto 50-28 in the game.
Toronto looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blue Jackets. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track vs Ottawa.