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Ovechkin's 2 goals help Caps down Pens 6-3

Ovechkin's 2 goals help Caps down Pens 6-3

Alex Ovechkin had two goals and an assist as the Washington Capitals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday.
Niklas Backstrom had three assists, Tomas Fleischmann had a goal and an assist and Viktor Kozlov, Alexander Semin and Jeff Schultz also scored for Washington, which had four third-period goals.
Miroslav Satan had a goal and an assist and Sidney Crosby had two assists for the reeling Penguins, who have lost eight of 10 overall and six of seven at home. Evgeni Malkin and Ryan Whitney also scored for Pittsburgh.
Senators 3, Thrashers 2
At Atlanta, Jason Spezza and Daniel Alfredsson each had a goal and an assist as Ottawa kept Atlanta reeling at home.
Dean McAmmond broke a 2-2 tie for the winning goal 14:23 into the second period. Jarkko Ruutu floated a pass up the ice for McAmmond, who scored on a breakaway ahead of trailing defenseman Ron Hainsey.
Rookie goaltender Brian Elliott improved to 2-1-0 after stopping 29 of 31 shots to win his second straight start.
Todd White and Chris Thorburn scored for Atlanta.


Updated : 2020-12-05 10:32 GMT+08:00