Photos: Habs vs. Caps

 

Action from the Montreal Canadiens vs. Washington Capitals NHL game at the Verizon Center, Washington, D.C., Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Jay Beagle (#83) of the Washington Capitals and Lars Eller (#81) of the Montreal Canadiens battle for the puck in the first period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.</div>
 

Jay Beagle (#83) of the Washington Capitals and Lars Eller (#81) of the Montreal Canadiens battle for the puck in the first period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

Photograph by: Patrick Smith, Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">Jay Beagle (#83) of the Washington Capitals and Lars Eller (#81) of the Montreal Canadiens battle for the puck in the first period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.</div>
Max Pacioretty (#67) of the Montreal Canadiens is hit by Tom Wilson (#43) of the Washington Capitals in the second period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Montreal Canadiens centre Tomas Plekanec (#14) scores a goal on Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (#70) as Canadiens centre Daniel Briere (#48) looks on during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Washington, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.
Mikhail Grabovski (#84) of the Washington Capitals scores a goal against the Montreal Canadiens in the third period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Tomas Plekanec (#14) of the Montreal Canadiens skates up ice against the Washington Capitals in the second period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, DC.
Washington Capitals centre Mikhail Grabovski (#84) scores the game-winning goal against Montreal Canadiens goalie Peter Budaj (#30) in a shootout during an NHL hockey game in Washington, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. Washington Capitals won 3-2 in overtime.
Travis Moen #(32) of the Montreal Canadiens skates past Mike Green (#52) of the Washington Capitals in the second period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Daniel Briere (#48) of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals in the first period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher, left, and Washington Capitals defenceman Mike Green fall after they collide battling for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Washington, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.
Andrei Markov (#79) of the Montreal Canadiens skates past Mikhail Grabovski (#84) of the Washington Capitals in the first period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Montreal Canadiens centre Lars Eller (#81) and Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle (#83) battle for the puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game in Washington, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013.
Michael Bournival (#49) of the Montreal Canadiens shows his emotion after Mikhail Grabovski (#84) of the Washington Capitals scored a goal in the third period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Daniel Briere (#48) of the Montreal Canadiens dodges past Washington Capitals defenders in the second period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Alex Ovechkin (#8) of the Washington Capitals is boarded by Lars Eller (#81) of the Montreal Canadiens in the first period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, right, defends the goal against Montreal Canadiens centre Tomas Plekanec in an overtime shootout during an NHL hockey game in Washington, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013. Washington Capitals won 3-2 in overtime.
Alex Ovechkin (#8) and Nicklas Backstrom (#19) of the Washington Capitals battle Josh Gorges (#26) and Alexei Emelin (#74) of the Montreal Canadiens for the puck in the first period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Tomas Plekanec (#14) of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against the Washington Capitals in the second period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Mikhail Grabovski (#84) of the Washington Capitals holds off Ryan White (#53) of the Montreal Canadiens in the third period during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Mikhail Grabovski (#84) of the Washington Capitals is smothered by teammate after scoring a goal against the Montreal Canadiens in an overtime shootout during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on November 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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