Recap - Canadiens Defeat Washington 3-2
|Recap - Canadiens Defeat Washington 3-2|
The Capitals came up short Tuesday against the Canadiens, falling 3-2 in a shootout.
Montreal won as a +153 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Brian Gionta clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 1 for the Canadiens. Montreal got goals from Brian Gionta (2) in the victory. Gionta opened the scoring at 8:28 of the second period.
Carey Price turned in a 27-save effort for the Canadiens.
Mike Knuble and Mathieu Perreault scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Carey Price.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 36 of 38 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Montreal scored 0 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Washington went 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal outshot Washington 38-29 in the game.
Montreal looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Panthers. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track at Tampa Bay.