Montreal was shut out 3-0 on Saturday, stoned by Tomas Vokoun who stopped all 30 shots fired his way.
Bettors who backed the Capitals were rewarded as +100 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.
Washington got goals from Alexander Semin, Dennis Wideman, and Matt Hendricks in the victory. Wideman opened the scoring at 8:10 of the first period.
Tomas Vokoun stopped 30 of 30 Montreal shots in the victory.
Peter Budaj stopped 20 of 23 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Washington went 0-for-3, while the Canadiens were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 30-23.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Canadiens will aim to get back on the winning track vs Winnipeg.