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Canadiens edge Capitals

WASHINGTON — Alex Galchenyuk scored two goals, Mike Condon made 33 saves and the Canadiens topped the Eastern Conference-leading Capitals 4-3 on Wednesday night.

The Canadiens built a 3-0 lead and chased goalie Braden Holtby in the second before holding on as Washington tallied two late goals. The Canadiens had lost four of five.

Around the league: Blues forward Ryan Reaves was suspended for three games for a blindside hit into the boards that injured Sharks defenseman Matt Tennyson on Monday. … Capitals forward Mike Richards likely will not be prosecuted on a charge of possession of a controlled substance in Manitoba. Prosecutors stayed the charge, which means prosecution has been discontinued, court documents said. Stayed charges can be brought back within one year. Prosecutors made the decision after an investigation, Richards' attorney, David Humphrey, and agent, Pat Morris, said. Richards was arrested June 17 at the border between North Dakota and Manitoba after being found with what court documents said was oxycodone. The Kings terminated his contract after the arrest. Richards resumed his career with the Capitals in January.

Canadiens 2 2 0 4
at Capitals 0 1 2 3

First1, Mon, Galchenyuk 15 (Weise), 9:09. 2, Mon, Gallagher 17 (Pacioretty, Markov), 17:47 (pp). PenaltiesT.Wilson, Was (board), 5:17; T.Wilson, Was (hook), 17:17.

Second3, Mon, Fleischmann 10 (Byron, Barberio), 1:54. 4, Was, Chimera 17 (Johansson, Orpik), 5:32. 5, Mon, Galchenyuk 16 (Eller, Markov), 12:36. PenaltiesSubban, Mon (interfere), 2:19; Backstrom, Was (slash), 6:16; Eller, Mon (interfere), 15:39; Galchenyuk, Mon (rough), 18:32; Niskanen, Was (rough), 18:32.

Third6, Was, Orlov 6 (Ovechkin, Backstrom), 12:24. 7, Was, Burakovsky 13 (Galiev, Schmidt), 17:07. PenaltiesT.Mitchell, Mon (high-stick), 14:05. SOG—Mon 14-10-10—34. Was 10-15-11—36. PPsMon 1-3; Was 0-3. GoaliesMon, Condon 15-17-5 (36 shots-33 saves). Was, Holtby (18-15), Grubauer 6-5-1 (1:54 second, 16-15).

at Bruins 1 1 3 5
Penguins 0 1 0 1

First1, Bos, Pastrnak 7 (penalty shot), 16:00. PenaltiesNone.

Second2, Bos, Pastrnak 8, 3:12. 3, Pit, Kuhnhackl 2 (Sundqvist, Daley), 4:07. PenaltiesWilson, Pit, major (fighting), 1:42; Ferraro, Bos, major (fighting), 1:42; Ferraro, Bos (hooking), 13:49.

Third4, Bos, Hayes 13 (Spooner, McQuaid), 10:34. 5, Bos, Ferraro 4 (Seidenberg), 14:26. 6, Bos, Marchand 31 (Krug, Bergeron), 15:27. PenaltiesNone. SOGPit 13-15-14—42. Bos 10-8-11—29. PPsPit 0-1; Bos 0-0. GoaliesPit, Fleury 24-14-6 (29 shots-24 saves). Bos, Rask 23-17-5 (42-41).

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