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MONTREAL (AP) — Casey Price’s sensational save

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at the end of regulation was for naught after the Montreal goaltender gave up a bad goal in overtime.Lars Eller scored through Price’s legs with less than 90 seconds left in overtime and the Washington Capitals rallied to beat the Canadiens 5-4 on Monday night.Alex Ovechkin scored twice for the Capitals St. Louis Blues Hats Authentic , while Brett Connolly and Nicklas Backstrom added goals in regulation.Washington was without goal-scoring threats T.J. Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov, who were sidelined with upper-body injuries.Pheonix Copley, making his fourth consecutive start, gave up four goals on 22 shots before getting pulled in the second period. Braden Holtby stopped all 22 shots he faced in relief.With two seconds left on the clock in a 4-4 game, Price went post-to-post to deny Ovechkin with the knob of his stick while sprawled out on the ice. A stunned Ovechkin, who had already scored twice, applauded the save and even gave Price a low five.“Maybe a lucky save, I don’t know,” said Ovechkin, grinning. “Obviously it was a pretty cool play. It was a beautiful save. Fans were cheering for him and I was kind of the same.”Added Price, who made 29 saves in defeat: “It’s obviously pretty cool. He’s a great player and he’s had my number for a while. Nice to get him back for once.”Mike Reilly Custom St. Louis Blues Jerseys , Brendan Gallagher, Jeff Petry and Kenny Agostino scored for the Canadiens.“Carey did everything to keep us in this game,” said coach Claude Julien. “It may be five goals against him but it’s thanks to him we were still in the game.”Forward Tomas Tatar echoed his coach’s sentiments: “We have to be really thankful for Carey giving us the point. He was outstanding tonight. We didn’t help him. He was tremendous.”With an assist on Montreal’s third goal, Max Domi became the first Canadiens player with a 10-game point streak since Vincent Damphousse in 1996.Montreal outshot Washington 44-34.Losing 4-2, Backstrom started the comeback at 13:20 of the second period, shortly after the Canadiens failed to score on a four-minute man advantage.Ovechkin tied the game at 4-4 with a one-timer just 1:02 into the third period and with the Capitals on a 5-on-3 power play.Eller scored the winner with 1:26 left in overtime, beating Price with a soft wrist shot between the pads.The game mirrored the first meeting between the teams earlier this month, when Montreal came from behind to beat the Caps, 6-4.“That game was actually a good learning experience for us and we’ve been trending in the right direction since that,” said Eller, who has four goals this season. “Today we really showed that we didn’t make those same mistakes again www.officiallightningprostore.com , at least not enough to lose the game.”Down 2-1 to start the second, the Canadiens scored three quick goals in a 1:15 span.Gallagher got the first, 20 seconds into the second period, on a centering pass by Phillip Danault.After a scramble in front of the Washington goal, Petry gave Montreal a 3-2 lead on the power play when he spotted a loose puck in the crease and chipped it over Copley’s pad at 1:08.Agostino, with his first goal in a Canadiens uniform, doubled Montreal’s lead 37 seconds later, deflecting Artturi Lehkonen’s shot past Copley.The Canadiens got on the scoreboard first through Reilly’s second goal of the season at 9:20 of the first period.Connolly and Ovechkin scored 1:24 apart in the first to give Washington a 2-1 lead after 15 minutes.NOTES: Montreal’s Noah Juulsen left the game in the first period after taking a puck to the face. The Canadiens tweeted that he was taken to the hospital “for further examination.” … Montreal’s Jesperi Kotkaniemi and Washington’s Dmitry Orlov and Tom Wilson each had two assists. … Montreal defeated Washington 6-4 in the first meeting between these two teams earlier this month.UP NEXTCapitals: Home against Chicago on Wednesday.Canadiens: At New Jersey on Wednesday. RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Jordan Weal was shocked by his goalie’s impressive save in the final minute of overtime. He regained his composure just in time to score the winner.Weal’s goal with 3.1 seconds left in the extra period lifted the Philadelphia Flyers over the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night moments after Brian Elliott deflected a shot with the knob of his stick.”My jaw dropped on that save. It was unbelievable,” Weal said. ”Just weathered the storm, and that’s 3-on-3 – if you can weather the storm at one end Tampa Bay Lightning T-Shirts Authentic , that’s when the fast break happens.”Wayne Simmonds also scored to help the Flyers snap a four-game losing streak and earn two important points in the crowded Metropolitan Division and Eastern Conference races. Philadelphia leapfrogged Columbus and the New York Islanders with 59 points, while Carolina is one point behind those two teams with 57.Elias Lindholm scored a power-play goal for the Hurricanes, who have lost three in a row to fall to 2-3 on an eight-game homestand. They have been held to a single goal in each of the three losses.”It’s tough to win when you score only one goal,” Lindholm said, adding that goalie Cam Ward ”has been playing unbelievably for us. Too bad we can’t help him with a win and score more goals for him.”Elliott, making his first start since missing four games with a lower-body injury, stopped 27 shots for the Flyers, who had gone 0-3-1 in a four-game stretch that followed a run of eight wins in nine games.”It was big because we’d been playing some good hockey and dominating for periods of time, and today I think we had a good 60-minute effort,” Weal said. ”It all came together, and it’s a huge two points.”Ward made 28 saves for Carolina Tampa Bay Lightning Hoodies Authentic , which had a great chance to win it late in OT when Elliott made his knob-of-the-stick save on Jordan Staal’s shot into a seemingly open net and Claude Giroux laid out to block Jeff Skinner’s follow-up attempt.”The guys just really laying out, doing whatever they have to do to get the win … that’s great to see,” defenseman Andrew MacDonald said.Weal then ended it by snapping a shot from the circle past Ward.Carolina’s defeat came two days after a 3-1 loss to San Jose that was punctuated by coach Bill Peters calling out his players for their ”disappointing effort” and promising lineup changes. The only changes to the active roster: Forward Phil Di Giuseppe and defenseman Klas Dahlbeck were in, and forward Marcus Kruger and defenseman Haydn Fleury were scratched.Peters expressed satisfaction that his team responded with desperation in this one.”I thought it was real good,” he said. ”I thought it was a very competitive game. Very, very competitive. I was obviously happy with the effort. Not in love with the end result.”NOTES: This was the first meeting of the season between the division rivals, who will play three times in the final five weeks. … Lindholm’s goal was his first in eight games.UP NEXTFlyers: Play host to Montreal on Thursday night.Hurricanes: Continue their eight-game homestand Friday night against Vancouver.—


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