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Rene Bourque
Canadiens earn shootout win over Capitals

The Sports Xchange Canadiens earn shootout win over Capitals WASHINGTON -- After the first 20 minutes of hockey, the Montreal Canadiens were thanking backup goaltender Dustin Tokarski for keeping them afloat. "The first period was probably the worst period since I have been a Montreal Canadien for our team," said left wing Brandon Prust, now in his third season in Montreal. "(Tokarski) was awesome. Obviously, he was player of the game tonight." Starting the second end of back-to-back games, Tokarski turned aside 29 of 30 shots, including 14 of 15 in the first period, to give the Canadiens a chance to pull out a 2-1 shootout victory over the Washington Capitals...