WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice to reach 600 goals and Evgeny Kuznetsov had the overtime winner as the Washington Capitals returned to first place by beating the Winnipeg Jets 3-2 on Monday.
Ovechkin scored in each of the first two periods to get to 42 this season. The Russian winger became the 20th player and fourth-fastest in NHL history to 600 goals and is on pace to lead the league in goals for the seventh time.
GOLDEN KNIGHTS 3, FLYERS 2
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury made 38 saves to become the 13th goalie in NHL history with 400 career victories, and Ryan Carpenter scored the winning goal for Vegas with 2:40 left.
BLUE JACKETS 5,
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Seth Jones was the driving force behind two power-play goals in the first period, helping the Blue Jackets to their fifth consecutive victory.
Alexander Wennberg had a goal and three assists for Columbus, and Nick Foligno, Boone Jenner and Ian Cole also scored.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jimmy Vesey scored three times, Mats Zuccarello had two goals and the Rangers stopped a three-game slide.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Matt Duchene scored twice, including the go-ahead goal with three minutes left, and Ottawa got the road win.