WSH Washington Capitals 3
Washington Capitals Capitals Overall (24-13)
ATS (19-18)
O/U (19-16-2)
December 29 2018
- NBCS-DC+
OTT Ottawa Senators 2
Ottawa Senators Senators Overall (15-24)
ATS (19-20)
O/U (25-11-3)
Final
Money Line Total: 6½ Puck Line ATS
123
2441 Washington Capitals -195 Under +105 (-1.5) +135 UNDER: 5
210
2442 Ottawa Senators +175 Over -125 (+1.5) -155 Cover: 0.5
011
Final
Money Line Total: 6½ Spread ATS
2441 WSH -195 Under: +105 (-1.5) +135 UNDER: 5
2442 OTT +175 Over: -125 (+1.5) -155 Cover: 0.5
Line Movement
Money Line
Green = RECENT CHANGE Yellow = PREVIOUS LINE CHANGE
Money Line
12/29/2018
11:30 AM
WSH
-195
OTT
+175
12/29/2018
8:54 AM
WSH
-220
OTT
+190
12/29/2018
7:57 AM
WSH
-200
OTT
+175
12/28/2018
8:30 PM
WSH
-200
OTT
+175
Puck Line
Green = RECENT CHANGE Yellow = PREVIOUS LINE CHANGE
Puck Line
12/29/2018
11:30 AM
WSH(-1.5)
+135
OTT
-155
12/29/2018
8:54 AM
WSH(-1.5)
+125
OTT
-145
12/29/2018
7:57 AM
WSH(-1.5)
+135
OTT
-155
12/28/2018
8:30 PM
WSH(-1.5)
+135
OTT
-155
Total
Green = RECENT CHANGE Yellow = PREVIOUS LINE CHANGE
Total
12/29/2018
11:30 AM

-125

+105
12/29/2018
8:54 AM

-125

+105
12/29/2018
7:57 AM

-120

EVEN
12/28/2018
8:30 PM

-115

-105
Recap

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — It was a night of firsts for the Washington Capitals on Saturday.

Tom Wilson scored, Tyler Lewington and Madison Bowey each got their first career goals and the Capitals beat the short-handed Ottawa Senators 3-2.

Lewington and Bowey are the first Capitals defensemen to get their first goals in the same game. Lewington also had a Gordie Howe hat trick with an assist and a fight against Zack Smith in his second NHL game.

"The first game I was definitely nervous, and this game I was still a little nervous but the guys have been great making me feel comfortable," Lewington said. "I wasn't really thinking of (the Gordie Howe hat trick). It just kind of happened, but it's kind of cool. I've only had one other one back in junior. I don't know if I'll ever get another one."

The Capitals have won four straight, and the Senators have dropped four in a row. Pheonix Copley made 31 saves for Washington.

The Senators were without top defenseman Thomas Chabot and fellow blue-liner Christian Jaros following injuries Friday in a 6-3 loss to the New York Islanders. Jaros broke a finger, and Chabot was placed on injured reserve with an upper body injury following a hit from Islanders forward Matt Murray in the second period. Both players are expected to miss 3 to 4 weeks.

The Senators had goaltender Marcus Hogberg making his first NHL appearance. Hogberg made 21 saves, and Colin White and Mark Stone scored for the Senators, who are last in the Eastern Conference.

"It was as tough ... for him coming in but he gave us a chance, and we had a chance to the very end so he did his job," Senators coach Guy Boucher said of Hogberg.

Stone scored at 16:30 of the third period, creating a white-knuckle finish.

"The boys played really well in front of me and helped me see some pucks and it's nice to have it done," said Hogberg, who has split time between the AHL and ECHL the past two seasons.

Lewington assisted on the game's opening goal by Wilson at 7:12 of the first period for the first point of his career and whistled a shot past Hogberg at 16:00 for his first NHL goal.

Late in the second period, he got his first fighting major in a bout with Smith.

Bowey gave the Capitals a 3-0 lead just 61 seconds into the second period when he skated in from the point and beat Hogberg with a shot from the top of the faceoff circle.

"I'm happy it went in, obviously. It's been a long time and it definitely felt great. It turned out to be a big goal for us and I'm happy we got the two points," Bowey said. "To see (Lewington) score and get the Gordie Howe hat trick is really special."

The Senators got one back when White was credited with a goal at 4:22 of the second after a Washington challenge for goaltender interference was dismissed.

Senators rookie Brady Tkachuk earned an assist on that goal but just 33 seconds later was knocked to the ice by a hit to the head from Bowey. Tkachuk immediately jumped to his feet and received an instigator minor, fighting major and misconduct for going after Bowey. He drew a loud cheer from the home crowd when he left the penalty box three minutes into the third.

NOTES: The Capitals have won the past four meetings between the two teams. ... Saturday was the second of three meetings between teams this season. The Capitals were 4-0 winners in Ottawa on Dec. 22 and they meet again in Washington on Feb. 26. ... The Senators recalled Ds Stefan Elliott and Christian Wolanin from Belleville of the AHL on Saturday.

UP NEXT

Capitals: Host Nashville on Monday.

Senators: Play at Columbus on Monday night.

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Matchup
Capitals Overall
W/L 24-13
ATS 19-18
Goals For 3.6
Goals Against 2.9
Total 19-16-2
Capitals Away
W/L 12-6
ATS 11-7
Goals For 3.7
Goals Against 3.2
Total 10-8
Last 10 Games
Date Opponent Result ATS O/U
12-29
6:00 PM
at Senators W 3-2 L (-1.5) U (6.5)
12-27
6:00 PM
Hurricanes W 3-1 W (-1.5) U (6)
12-22
6:00 PM
at Senators W 4-0 W (-1.5) U (6.5)
12-21
6:00 PM
Sabres W 2-1 L (-1.5) U (6.5)
12-19
7:00 PM
Penguins L 2-1 L (-1.5) U (6.5)
12-15
6:00 PM
Sabres W 4-3 L (-1.5) O (6.5)
12-14
6:30 PM
at Hurricanes W 6-5 L (-1.5) O (6.5)
12-11
6:30 PM
Red Wings W 6-2 W (-1.5) O (6)
12-8
6:00 PM
at Blue Jackets W 4-0 W (1.5) U (6.5)
12-6
8:00 PM
at Coyotes W 4-2 W (-1.5) O (5.5)
Avg. Goals For 3.7
Avg. Goals Against 1.8
ATS 5-5
Over/Under 4-6
Senators Overall
W/L 15-24
ATS 19-20
Goals For 3.2
Goals Against 3.9
Total 25-11-3
Senators Home
W/L 11-10
ATS 14-7
Goals For 3.4
Goals Against 3.1
Total 11-8-2
Last 10 Games
Date Opponent Result ATS O/U
12-29
6:00 PM
Capitals L 3-2 W (1.5) U (6.5)
12-28
6:00 PM
at Islanders L 6-3 L (1.5) O (6)
12-22
6:00 PM
Capitals L 4-0 L (1.5) U (6.5)
12-21
6:00 PM
at Devils L 5-2 L (1.5) O (6.5)
12-17
6:30 PM
Predators W 4-3 W (1.5) O (6)
12-15
6:00 PM
at Canadiens L 5-2 L (1.5) O (6.5)
12-14
6:30 PM
at Red Wings W 4-2 W (1.5) T (6)
12-11
7:00 PM
at Predators L 3-1 L (1.5) U (6)
12-9
4:00 PM
Bruins L 2-1 W (1.5) U (6)
12-8
6:00 PM
Penguins W 2-1 W (1.5) U (7)
Avg. Goals For 2.1
Avg. Goals Against 3.4
ATS 5-5
Over/Under 4-5-1
Game Summary
1st Period
WSH 12:48 GOAL scored by Tom Wilson assisted by Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tyler LewingtonWSH 1 OTT 0
WSH 4:00 GOAL scored by Tyler Lewington assisted by Nicklas Backstrom and Jonas SiegenthalerWSH 2 OTT 0
WSH 3:23 Penalty to Madison Bowey 2 minutes for Interference (Drawn by Ben Harpur)
2nd Period
WSH 18:59 GOAL scored by Madison Bowey assisted by Tom WilsonWSH 3 OTT 0
OTT 15:38 GOAL scored by Colin White assisted by Mark Stone and Brady TkachukWSH 3 OTT 1
OTT 15:05 Penalty to Brady Tkachuk 5 minutes for Fighting (Drawn by Madison Bowey)
WSH 15:05 Penalty to Madison Bowey 5 minutes for Fighting (Drawn by Brady Tkachuk)
OTT 15:05 Penalty to Brady Tkachuk 2 minutes for Instigator (Drawn by Madison Bowey)
OTT 15:05 Penalty to Brady Tkachuk 10 minutes for Misconduct
OTT 4:24 Penalty to Zack Smith 5 minutes for Fighting (Drawn by Tyler Lewington)
WSH 4:24 Penalty to Tyler Lewington 5 minutes for Fighting (Drawn by Zack Smith)
WSH 15:05 Penalty to Madison Bowey 2 minutes for Illegal Check to Head (Drawn by Brady Tkachuk)
3rd Period
OTT 3:30 GOAL scored by Mark Stone assisted by Brady Tkachuk and Colin WhiteWSH 3 OTT 2
Box Score
Capitals
Forwards G A PTS SOG BLKS PIM TOI
Tom Wilson (RW) 112200:0015:04
Andre Burakovsky (LW) 000200:0013:14
Devante Smith-Pelly (RW) 000000:0011:42
Evgeny Kuznetsov (C) 011200:0014:17
Chandler Stephenson (C) 000000:0012:17
Brett Connolly (RW) 000300:0013:20
Jakub Vrana (LW) 000200:0013:59
Alex Ovechkin (LW) 000210:0018:58
T.J. Oshie (RW) 000010:0019:17
Lars Eller (C) 000300:0014:35
Nicklas Backstrom (C) 011210:0018:33
Nic Dowd (C) 000030:0012:35

Defensemen G A PTS SOG BLKS PIM TOI
Madison Bowey (D) 101339:0018:16
John Carlson (D) 000040:0026:06
Tyler Lewington (D) 112215:0014:28
Dmitry Orlov (D) 000000:0022:00
Michal Kempny (D) 000160:0023:58
Jonas Siegenthaler (D) 011010:0015:21

Goalies SAVES/SHOTS GA SAVE PCT
Braden Holtby (G) 0/00.000
Pheonix Copley (G) 31/332.939WIN
Senators
Forwards G A PTS SOG BLKS PIM TOI
Ryan Dzingel (LW) 000100:0017:07
Nicholas Paul (C) 000300:008:53
Mikkel Boedker (LW) 000000:0015:04
Chris Tierney (C) 000210:0016:41
Matt Duchene (RW) 000310:0023:18
Brady Tkachuk (C) 0223017:0013:00
Colin White (C) 112500:0020:01
Bobby Ryan (RW) 000120:0012:47
Mark Stone (RW) 112610:0021:55
Zack Smith (LW) 000015:0015:02
Jack Rodewald (RW) 000110:009:55
Tom Pyatt (C) 000110:009:37

Defensemen G A PTS SOG BLKS PIM TOI
Christian Wolanin (D) 000110:0017:07
Dylan DeMelo (D) 000110:0017:07
Ben Harpur (D) 000120:0018:45
Mark Borowiecki (D) 000120:0018:27
Cody Ceci (D) 000200:0022:59
Max Lajoie (D) 000120:0023:25

Goalies SAVES/SHOTS GA SAVE PCT
Mike McKenna (G) 0/00.000
Marcus Hogberg (G) 21/243.875LOSS
Officials
Linesmen Steve Barton
Linesmen Kiel Murchison
Referee Garrett Rank
Referee Jon Mclsaac