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Capitals Fall 3-2 Against Tampa Bay - Game Recap

Tampa Bay needed a shootout to earn a 3-2 victory over Washington on Monday in NHL action at Scotiabank Arena.

Tampa Bay won as a -125 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 6.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Tampa Bay got goals from Mitchell Stephens, and Nikita Kucherov in the victory. Kucherov opened the scoring at 12:53 of the first period.

Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 31 of 33 Washington shots in the victory.

Richard Panik, and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Andrei Vasilevskiy.

Braden Holtby stopped 26 of 28 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Tampa Bay went 0-for-0, while the Capitals were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 33-28.

Tampa Bay heads into a battle against the Bruins. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Philadelphia.