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Digest: Holtby, Capitals shut out Senators, 1-0

Digest: Holtby, Capitals shut out Senators, 1-0

Braden Holtby made 30 saves for his second straight shutout and fifth of the season and the Capitals beat the Senators, 1-0, on Saturday night for their fifth straight victory.

T.J. Oshie scored 1:38 into the game to help Washington improve to 25-9-5.

Mike Condon made 19 saves for Ottawa. The Senators have lost four straight to drop to 20-14-4. They played for the first time since falling, 2-1, to the Capitals last Sundayon Jan. 1.

On the goal, the Capitals broke into the Senators' zone and Oshie released a one-timer off a pass from Nicklas Backstrom past Condon.

Ottawa had a late power play in the third period after Karl Alzner was...