Jeff Petry

Price bounces back, Canadiens top Capitals

Price bounces back, Canadiens top Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Carey Price made exactly the statement Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz expected a night after getting pulled, and this time his Montreal Canadiens teammates were there to back him up.

Price stopped 20 of the 21 shots he faced as the Canadiens rebounded from a bad loss at home to beat the Capitals 2-1 Saturday night and snap their winning streak at six games. Artturi Lehkonen and Jeff Petry scored for Montreal, which went back to Price for back-to-back starts.

A day after glaring at Michel Therrien after Montreal's coach yanked him for allowing four goals on 18 shots in a 4-2 loss to San Jose, Price made big saves on T.J. Oshie, Marcus Johansson and...