facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

NHL: Washington 5, Montreal 1

April 20, 2013 at 10:23 PM   |   Comments

MONTREAL, April 20 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer each scored twice Saturday and the Washington Capitals continued their hot April with a 5-1 pasting of Montreal.

Ovechkin's tallies were his league-leading 29th and 30th of the season and the Capitals superstar also added an assist.

Nicklas Backstrom provided a goal and an assist as the Southeast Division-leading Capitals reeled off their ninth win in 10 games. Mike Ribeiro distributed three assists and Mike Green helped out on two goals.

Braden Holtby turned aside 35-of-36 shots to record the win.

Max Pacioretty scored and Carey Price was lit up for five tallies on 25 shots for the Northeast Division-leading Canadiens, who fell to 2-5-0 in their last seven games.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Celebrity Couples of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
NFL upholds 1-year suspension of Cleveland Browns' Josh Gordon
2
ESPN reports on Michael Sam's showering habits, gets slammed
3
West Division showdown pits Eskimos against Stampeders
4
American League Game Summary - Minnesota at Kansas City
5
Heat sign veteran G Shannon Brown
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback