Capitals goalie Michael Neuvirth (above) blanked Montreal 3-0 on Wednesday in his first start in 23 days. Tomas Vokoun had made 10 straight starts. (Associated Press)

Capitals goalie Michael Neuvirth (above) blanked Montreal 3-0 on Wednesday in his first start in 23 days. Tomas Vokoun had made 10 straight starts. (Associated Press)