Alex Ovechkin lit the lamp in the third period, beating New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur to give the Caps a 4-2 lead.
Washington went on to lose 5-4 in overtime.
How it happened: After falling behind on a power-play goal by Marek Zidlicky, the Caps rallied with three unanswered goals by Jason Chimera, Mikhail Grabovski and Joel Ward, then played cat-and-mo
Check out the social media reaction to Washington vs. New Jersey Saturday night.
News and notes as the Capitals [19-13-3, 41 points] face the New Jersey Devils [14-15-7, 35 points] tonight at VerizonCenter [7 p.m., CSN]:
By scoring the 400th goal of his career, Alex Ovechkin joins very select company. Watch his interview postgame here.