Washington 1 3 2—6
Tampa Bay 2 0 0—2

First Period_1, Washington, Wilson 3 (Niskanen, Kuznetsov), 0:28. 2, Tampa Bay, Point 5 (Hedman, Stamkos), 7:08 (pp). 3, Tampa Bay, Stamkos 5 (Kucherov, Point), 10:22 (pp).

Second Period_4, Washington, Smith-Pelly 3 (Chiasson, Carlson), 2:50. 5, Washington, Eller 5 (Vrana), 18:58. 6, Washington, Kuznetsov 8 (Eller, Ovechkin), 19:57 (pp).

Third Period_7, Washington, Ovechkin 10 (Wilson, Kuznetsov), 3:34. 8, Washington, Connolly 3 (Eller, Carlson), 12:57.

Shots on Goal_Washington 10-13-14_37. Tampa Bay 13-8-14_35.

Power-play opportunities_Washington 1 of 3; Tampa Bay 2 of 4.

Goalies_Washington, Holtby 10-3 (35 shots-33 saves). Tampa Bay, Vasilevskiy 8-4 (37-31).

A_19,092 (19,092). T_2:37.

Referees_Brad Meier, Dan O'Halloran. Linesmen_Greg Devorski, Ryan Gibbons.