Chicago Falls 4-0 to Capitals - Recap

Chicago Falls 4-0 to Capitals - Recap

Chicago couldn't hang with the Capitals on Friday as Washington blasted the Blackhawks 4-0 at Verizon Center.

The Capitals were a +114 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Washington got goals from Jay Beagle (2), Alex Ovechkin, and Nicklas Backstrom in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring at 2:04 of the first period.

Jaroslav Halak stopped 34 of 34 Chicago shots in the victory.

Corey Crawford stopped 16 of 20 shots for the Blackhawks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Washington went 1-for-3, while the Blackhawks were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Chicago by a margin of 34-27.

Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lightning. The Blackhawks will aim to get back on the winning track at Nashville.