nhl Game Recap
Capitals vs Panthers Final: 4-3 - Recap
The Capitals got a 3-goal performance from Alex Ovechkin as Washington handed Florida a 4-3 defeat on Friday at Capital One Arena.
Washington was favored by -107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.0.
Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin(3), and Tom Wilson in the victory. Wilson opened the scoring at 1:34 of the second period.
Ilya Samsonov turned in a 19-save effort for the Capitals.
Jonathan Huberdeau, Sam Reinhart, and Carter Verhaeghe scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Ilya Samsonov.
Florida got a 19-stop effort from Sergei Bobrovsky in the loss.
On the power play, Washington went 1-for-3, while the Panthers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Florida lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 29-22.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Carolina looking for another win. For Florida, they head home to face Seattle.