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Washington Capitals (2-2-1)


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L 2-4
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Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals beat Rangers 4-3 in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) It takes something special for a shot by Alex Ovechkin to surprise a goaltender.

That's exactly what happened to Henrik Lundqvist on Wednesday night when Ovechkin scored the first of two power-play goals to help the Washington Capitals beat the New York Rangers 4-3 in overtime.

John Carlson essentially bounced a pass to Ovechkin in such an awkward position that Lundqvist didn't expect him to get it on net and again was beaten.

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Leaders
Points: E. Kuznetsov9
Plus/Minus: J. Carlson5
Shots on Goal: A. Ovechkin19
PIM: L. Eller11
Win: B. Holtby2
Shutouts: B. Holtby1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 20 (9)
Shots: 150 (24)
PP%: 36.8% (4)
Penalty Minutes: 48 (17)
Assists: 32 (10)
SH Goals: 0 (31)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
Carolina 4 2 1 9
New Jersey 4 0 0 8
Washington 3 2 1 7
Columbus 3 2 0 6
Pittsburgh 2 1 2 6
Philadelphia 3 3 0 6
NY Rangers 2 4 1 5
NY Islanders 2 2 0 4
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 19 (14)
Shots Against: 161 (21)
PK%: 77.8% (19)
Penalty Minutes: 60 (7)
Shutouts: 1 (11)
Sv%: 0.882 (24)
Injuries
Date Player Status
9/27 T. Boyd Lower-body injury (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/14 J. Megna Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
10/3 T. Wilson Suspended 20 games for illegal check
10/3 J. Megna Waived
10/2 D. Jaskin Claimed off waivers
10/2 P. Milner Released
10/2 A. Morrison Released
10/2 J. Siegenthaler Sent to minors Hershey (AHL)
10/2 A. Ness Sent to minors Hershey (AHL)
10/1 A. Ness Waived
9/30 L. O'Brien Sent to minors Hershey (AHL)
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