WASHINGTON (AP) — Travis Moen and Tomas Plekanec scored in a three-minute span early in the second period, Michael Cammalleri added a goal in the third, and the Montreal Canadiens withstood a furious comeback to beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Friday night.

Montreal led 3-1, but Brendan Morrison scored with 2:32 remaining to pull Washington within a goal. Then Maxim Lapierre was whistled for hooking with 1:52 to play, giving the Capitals a power play through the end of regulation.

Carey Price made 32 saves for the Canadiens, who won for only the third time in nine road games despite getting outshot 27-8 over the last two periods.

Eric Fehr scored in the first period for the Capitals.

Panthers 2, Red Wings 1, OT

DETROIT — Bryan McCabe’s goal 40 seconds into overtime gave Florida a win over Detroit.

Stephen Weiss scored Florida’s other goal and added an assist. Nathan Horton had two assists and Scott Clemmensen stopped 39 shots.

Pavel Datsyuk also scored for Detroit, which lost its second straight at home. Chris Osgood made 18 saves.

Wild 3, Islanders 2

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Owen Nolan’s goal with 67 seconds remaining, his second of the game, sent struggling Minnesota over the New York Islanders.

The 37-year-old Nolan had been dragged down in front of Islanders goalie Martin Biron on an earlier sequence and had just climbed back to his feet when the puck came his way from Eric Belanger. The goal gave a big lift to a team that was 0-2-2 in its previous four games.

Jon Sim had a goal and an assist for the Islanders, who lost in regulation for the first time in six games despite holding a 2-1 lead in the third period. Mikko Koivu tied it for Minnesota on a power play with 13:02 left.

Josh Bailey also scored for New York.


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