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Washington Capitals (3-2-1)


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@ NJ 
L 0-6
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vs. Tor 
L 2-4
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vs. NYR 
W 4-3
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vs. Fla 
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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. Kuznetsov10
Plus/Minus: J. Carlson5
Shots on Goal: A. Ovechkin25
PIM: L. Eller11
Win: B. Holtby3
Shutouts: B. Holtby1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 24 (5)
Shots: 188 (12)
PP%: 39.1% (2)
Penalty Minutes: 56 (13)
Assists: 39 (5)
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 3 0 4
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 22 (8)
Shots Against: 193 (13)
PK%: 72.7% (23)
Penalty Minutes: 68 (5)
Shutouts: 1 (11)
Sv%: 0.886 (22)
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)