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Canadiens vs Capitals: Third Period Thread

Peter Budaj felt bad for the Capitals and spotted them a goal, but Plekanec got it right back a minute later, keeping the Habs up by one goal after 40 minutes.

SCORING SUMMARY

1ST PERIOD

15:20 MTL Daniel Briere (5) Wrap-around - ASST: Tomas Plekanec (9), Brian Gionta (7) 1 - 0 MTL

2ND PERIOD

05:17 WSH Eric Fehr (3) Wrist shot - ASST: Mikhail Grabovski (13) 1 - 1 Tie

06:24 MTL Tomas Plekanec (8) Wrist shot - ASST: Brian Gionta (8), Alexei Emelin (2) 2 - 1 MTL

PENALTY SUMMARY

1ST PERIOD

09:41 MTL Brian Gionta Hi-sticking - 2 min against Karl Alzner

11:28 MTL Ryan White Tripping - 2 min against Mikhail Grabovski

2ND PERIOD

01:43 MTL P.K. Subban Hi-sticking - 2 min against Alex Ovechkin

01:43 WSH Nicklas Backstrom Unsportsmanlike conduct - 2 min against Michael Bournival

01:43 MTL Andrei Markov Roughing - 2 min against Nicklas Backstrom

08:45 WSH Nicklas Backstrom Interference - 2 min against Josh Gorges

After 40 minutes the Canadiens still have a one goal lead thanks to Tomas Plekanec, but they're sitting back far too much for my liking.