Ovechkin, Capitals Beat Wild 4-3Alex Ovechkin scored three times in the second period for his 14th career hat trick, and the Washington Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 4-3 on Thursday night.
Ovechkin Scores 2 Goals, Capitals Edge Wild 3-2Alex Ovechkin scored two goals, helping lift the Washington Capitals past the Minnesota Wild 3-2 on Thursday night. Evgeny Kuznetsov also had a goal, and Braden Holtby stopped 28 of 30 shots as the Capitals won their third straight.
Here We Go Again: Monzo's Rangers-Capitals Playoff PreviewWhat would playoff hockey be without the Rangers playing the Capitals?
Capitals Back In 8th After 3-0 Win Over Wild Alex Ovechkin continued his recent resurgence with his ninth goal in seven games, and the Washington Capitals pulled back into the final Eastern Conference playoff spot with a 3-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Sunday.
Backstrom and Wild Hold Down Explosive CapitalsAlex Ovechkin said his Washington Capitals needed to "wake up'' after a sluggish effort. Their arrival was just the jolt the Minnesota Wild needed.