Washington Skates Past St. Louis 4-1 - Recap
Braden Holtby stopped 46 of 47 shots fired at him by St. Louis, as the Capitals skated to a 4-1 victory Sunday at Verizon Center.
Washington won as a -110 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin (2), Mikhail Grabovski, and John Carlson in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 7:17 of the first period.
Braden Holtby turned in a 46-save effort for the Capitals.
Vladimir Sobotka scored for the Blues, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.
Brian Elliott stopped 13 of 14 shots for the Blues, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Washington scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while St. Louis went 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to St. Louis by a margin of 47-20.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For St. Louis, they head on the road to face Buffalo.