Aside from defenseman Jack Hillen’s broken leg, the Capitals have been pretty healthy this season. Until now.
When it mattered most, who else could the Capitals think to turn to than their captain, Alex Ovechkin? His OT game-winner gave Washington the win over Detroit.
Rookie defenseman Connor Carrick recorded the first two-point game of his career against one of the NHL's best puck possession teams.
Alex Ovechkin scored another huge goal for the Capitals to salvage two points in a very tight race for the playoffs.
The Capitals blew leads of 2-0, 3-1 and 4-2 but were rescued by Alex Ovechkin, who cranked an overtime slapshot past Jimmy Howard 2:37 into the extra period.