Washington Ices Montreal 4-1 - Recap
The Capitals beat Montreal 4-1 on Friday, earning a victory backstopped by Michal Neuvirth's 30 saves.
The Capitals were a -127 favorite in the win. The combined score pushed PUSH the total, which closed at 5.
Washington got goals from Jason Chimera, Alex Ovechkin, Joel Ward, and Mathieu Perreault in the victory. Perreault opened the scoring at 6:58 of the first period.
Michal Neuvirth turned in a 30-save effort for the Capitals.
Montreal got a goal from Rene Bourque in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Montreal got a 20-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
Washington scored 0 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Montreal went 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 31-24.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Toronto looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Florida.