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Toronto Maple Leafs vs Washington Capitals Recap - Capitals Win 5-2

The Capitals earned a 5-2 victory over the Maple Leafs on Saturday at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

Washington was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.0.

Nicklas Backstrom, Jakub Vrana, John Carlson, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Alexander Ovechkin each scored for the Capitals in the victory. Kuznetsov opened the scoring for Washington.

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

Toronto got goals from Zach Hyman, and Nazem Kadri in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Frederik Andersen stopped 20 of 25 shots for the Maple Leafs, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Washington scored 2 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 34-29.

Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Anaheim looking for another win. For Toronto, they head on the road to face Buffalo.