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Montreal vs Washington Wrap - Montreal Wins 3-2

Montreal skated to a 3-2 victory over Washington on Friday in NHL action at Verizon Center.

Montreal won as a +105 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Montreal got goals from Daniel Briere, Travis Moen, and David Desharnais in the victory. Moen opened the scoring at 8:53 of the first period.

Peter Budaj turned in a 25-save effort for the Canadiens.

Alex Ovechkin (2) scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Peter Budaj.

Washington got a 28-stop effort from Michal Neuvirth in the loss.

On the power play, Montreal went 1-for-5, while the Capitals were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Montreal by a margin of 31-27.

Next game, Montreal takes its act home to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Toronto.