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Montreal vs Washington Recap - Capitals Win 3-0

Montreal was shut out 3-0 on Tuesday, stoned by Semyon Varlamov who stopped all 25 shots fired his way.

Washington was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Washington got goals from Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, and Jay Beagle in the victory. Beagle opened the scoring at 16:20 of the first period.

Semyon Varlamov turned in a 25-save effort for the Capitals.

Carey Price stopped 27 of 29 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Washington scored 0 times on 8 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Washington outshot Montreal 30-25 in the game.

Washington heads into a battle against the Penguins. Montreal, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.