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Washington Capitals (33-20-7)


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L 2-5
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@ LA
W 3-2
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Ovechkin, Holtby lead Capitals past Maple Leafs 3-2

TORONTO (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored the 650th goal of his career and Braden Holtby made 40 saves as the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday night.

Tom Wilson had a goal and an assist, and Brett Connolly also scored for Washington, which won consecutive games for the first time in two weeks. Lars Eller added two assists.

Andreas Johnsson and John Tavares scored for Toronto. Frederik Andersen made 25 stops.

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Leaders
Points: A. Ovechkin69
Plus/Minus: M. Kempny20
Shots on Goal: A. Ovechkin235
PIM: T. Wilson91
Win: B. Holtby20
Shutouts: B. Holtby2
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 199 (8)
Shots: 1791 (23)
PP%: 21.6% (12)
Penalty Minutes: 564 (5)
Assists: 347 (7)
SH Goals: 3 (27)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
NY Islanders 35 18 6 76
Washington 33 20 7 73
Pittsburgh 32 21 7 71
Columbus 33 23 3 69
Carolina 31 23 6 68
Philadelphia 28 25 7 63
NY Rangers 26 25 8 60
New Jersey 23 29 8 54
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 190 (10)
Shots Against: 1941 (9)
PK%: 78.4% (22)
Penalty Minutes: 536 (11)
Shutouts: 3 (21)
Sv%: 0.902 (17)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/21 D. Smith-Pelly Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
2/21 C. Hagelin Traded for 2019 3rd-rd pick, 2020 6th-rd pick
2/20 D. Smith-Pelly Waived
2/8 C. Djoos Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
2/8 J. Siegenthaler Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
2/4 P. Copley Contract extended Three-year contract extension
2/3 C. Djoos Sent to minors Hershey-AHL for conditioning stint
2/2 A. Ovechkin Suspension Over One game by NHL for missing ASG
1/31 J. Siegenthaler Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
1/24 J. Siegenthaler Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
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