nhl Game Recap
Los Angeles Falls 4-2 to Capitals - Recap
The Capitals got a 3-goal performance from Alex Ovechkin as Washington handed Los Angeles a 4-2 defeat on Tuesday at Capital One Arena.
The Capitals were a -241 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 6.0.
Alex Ovechkin(3), and John Carlson each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Carlson opened the scoring for Washington.
Braden Holtby stopped 29 of 31 Los Angeles shots in the victory.
Jeff Carter(2) scored for the Kings, finding the net behind Braden Holtby.
Jonathan Quick stopped 20 of 23 shots for the Kings, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 0-for-1, while the Kings were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Los Angeles by a margin of 31-24.
Next game, Washington takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face New York.