Boston 4, Washington 2

Boston 2 1 1 4
Washington 0 2 0 2

First Period_1, Boston, Lauzon 1 (Marchand, Smith), 0:33. 2, Boston, Blidh 1, 16:02.

Second Period_3, Boston, Marchand 19, 4:09 (sh). 4, Washington, Ovechkin 20 (Carlson, Oshie), 10:08 (pp). 5, Washington, Oshie 12 (Carlson, Backstrom), 10:27 (pp).

Third Period_6, Boston, Smith 7 (Zboril, Coyle), 16:55 (pp).

Shots on Goal_Boston 17-7-8_32. Washington 9-14-10_33.

Power-play opportunities_Boston 1 of 4; Washington 2 of 7.

Goalies_Boston, Swayman 2-0-0 (33 shots-31 saves). Washington, Samsonov 9-3-1 (32-28).

A_0 (18,277). T_2:34.

Referees_Brandon Blandina, Kelly Sutherland. Linesmen_Kory Nagy, Andrew Smith.