Caps win OT thriller over Habs
|Caps win OT thriller over Habs|
Nicklas Backstrom scored 31 seconds into overtime as the Washington Capitals came back from a three-goal deficit to defeat the Montreal Canadiens 6-5 Saturday in overtime and even the Eastern Conference best-of-seven at a game apiece.
Washington won the game as -330 favorites, while the 11 goals sailed OVER the posted over/under (6) set by sportsbooks.
Backstrom finished with a hat trick, while singles came from Alexander Ovechkin, Eric Fehr, and John Carlson.
Andrei Kostitsyn potted a hat trick for the Canadiens, while Brian Gionta and Tomas Plekanec added singles in the loss.