Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 10th goal and added an assist for the Washington Capitals, who beat the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Thursday night for their third straight win.
Joel Ward, Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored goals in less than four minutes of the second period, and the Washington Capitals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.
The Washington Capitals were riding a team-record 7-game winning streak to start the season into Edmonton to face the Oilers. The Caps, however, could not make it eight in a row as the team ran into a buzzsaw by the name of Nikolai Khabibulan as they fell 2-1.
Braden Holtby stopped 22 for his first career shutout and Eric Fehr and Alex Ovechkin each scored two goals in the 5-0 win for the Capitals. Check out video from Holtby, Fehr, Ovechkin, Marcus Johansson and Bruce Boudreau.
Washington, DC-Two goals each by Ovechkin & Fehr, a shutout by Holtby and the Caps rolled the Oilers to their 6th in a row.
Washington, DC-Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals hope to extend their win streak to six with a win tonight.