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Maple Leafs Fall 4-2 Against Washington - Game Recap

The Capitals got a 3-goal performance from Alexander Ovechkin as Washington handed Toronto a 4-2 defeat on Saturday at Air Canada Centre.

Washington won as a +114 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Alexander Ovechkin(3), and Jakub Vrana each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Ovechkin opened the scoring for Washington.

Braden Holtby turned in a 27-save effort for the Capitals.

Toronto got goals from Jake Gardiner, and Nikita Zaitsev in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Curtis McElhinney stopped 17 of 20 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Washington scored 1 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Toronto by a margin of 29-21.

Washington heads into a battle against the Kings. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Calgary.