nhl Game Recap
New York Falls 3-2 to Capitals - Recap
Washington earned a 3-2 victory over New York behind a 2-goal performance from Alex Ovechkin on Tuesday at Scotiabank Arena.
Washington won as a +103 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played PUSH the total of 5.0 were rewarded at the payout window.
Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin(2), and Evgeny Kuznetsov in the victory. Kuznetsov opened the scoring at 3:35 of the second period.
Braden Holtby stopped 24 of 26 New York shots in the victory.
New York got goals from Jean-Gabriel Pageau, and Mathew Barzal in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 1-for-5, while the Islanders were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Washington outshot New York 29-26 in the game.