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Washington Ices Ottawa 7-5 - Recap
T.J. Oshie sniped 3 goals in leading Washington to a 7-5 win over Ottawa on Monday at Canadian Tire Centre.
The Capitals were a -153 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.0.
Washington got goals from T.J. Oshie(3), Alex Ovechkin(2), John Carlson, and Nick Jensen in the victory. Oshie opened the scoring at 6:26 of the first period.
Ilya Samsonov turned in a 32-save effort for the Capitals.
Ottawa got goals from Drake Batherson(3), Chris Tierney, and Josh Norris in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Filip Gustavsson stopped 12 of 15 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 0-for-1, while the Senators were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 37-31.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Red Wings. The Senators will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.