Game Recap – 11/15/2019 – Montreal Canadiens v. Washington Capitals

Montreal Canadiens (10-5-3 23pts) v. Washington Capitals (14-2-4 32pts)

 

Game Recap:

The Washington Capitals prepare for a weekend back to back against Original Six foes, and they start it on a Friday night at home against the Montreal Canadiens. After a scoreless back and forth first period, the Canadiens would take over in the second period. Phillip Danault, Shea Weber, Jordan Weal, and Nick Suzuki would score four straight goals for the Canadiens to take a demanding 4-0 lead into the second intermission. The Capitals would respond with an Alex Ovechkin powerplay goal and an Evgeny Kuznetsov breakaway goal to get them back into the game, but the Canadiens would get an empty net goal from Tomas Tatar to secure the 5-2 victory.

 

Lineups:

Montreal Canadiens:

Jonathan Drouin — Phillip Danault — Brendan Gallagher

Paul Byron — Max Domi — Joel Armia

Tomas Tatar — Nick Suzuki — Artturi Lehkonen

Nick Cousins — Nate Thompson — Jordan Weal

Victor Mete — Shea Weber

Ben Chiarot — Jeff Petry

Brett Kulak — Cale Fleury

Carey Price

Keith Kinkaid

Scratched: Mike Reilly, Christian Folin

Injured: Jesperi Kotkaniemi (groin)

 

Washington Capitals:

Alex Ovechkin — Nicklas Backstrom — T.J. Oshie

Jakub Vrana — Evgeny Kuznetsov — Tom Wilson

Chandler Stephenson — Lars Eller — Richard Panik

Brendan Leipsic — Garnet Hathaway —

Michal Kempny — John Carlson

Dmitry Orlov — Radko Gudas

Jonas Siegenthaler — Nick Jensen

Tyler Lewington —

Ilya Samsonov*

Braden Holtby

Scratched: None

Injured: Nic Dowd (upper body), Carl Hagelin (upper body)

 

First Period:

N/A

 

End of 1st

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Second Period:

MON Goal – 6:22 – Phillip Danault (6) from Tomas Tatar (10) and Brendan Gallagher (7)

MON Goal – 9:16 – Shea Weber (6) from Ben Chiarot (3) and Phillip Danault (7)

MON Goal – 11:41 – Jordan Weal (3) from unassisted

WAS Penalty – 12:36 – Garnet Hathaway 2 minutes for Tripping

MON Goal – 14:42 – Nick Suzuki (4) from Phillip Danault (8) and Tomas Tatar (12)

 

End of 2nd

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Third Period:

MON Penalty – 4:13 – Jeff Petry 2 minutes for Interference

WAS PPG – 5:34 – Alex Ovechkin (14) from John Carlson (23) and Nicklas Backstrom (12)

WAS Goal – 15:38 – Evgeny Kuznetsov (9) from Tom Wilson (9)

MON ENG – 17:29 – Tomas Tatar (7) from Ben Chiarot (4) and Shea Weber (10)

 

End of 3rd

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Next Up:

Washington (14-3-4 32pts) @ Boston (11-3-4 26pts)

Montreal (10-6-3 25pts) v. New Jersey (5-8-4 14pts)

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