Alex Ovechkin has given the Capitals a 3-2 lead early in the third period of Game Four. It was Ovechkin’s second goal of the night, giving him his ninth career multi-goal playoff game.
He is at max Dad Power on Sergei Ovechkin’s second birthday.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) August 19, 2020
Ovechkin’s 69th career playoff goal sure was nice!
@ Caps twitter: I love us pic.twitter.com/EVe0q7bKOM
— Holtby Forever💖🌈 (@KuzyBeCackling) August 19, 2020
The play was made possible by a beautiful break-up of a 3-on-2 break by Nick Jensen at the other end.
With his second goal of the night, Ovechkin has moved past Gordie Howe and Sidney Crosby for the 18th most playoff goals in NHL history.
Alex Ovechkin gets a second goal for the @Capitals to move past Gordie Howe and Sidney Crosby (both w/ 68) for sole possession of 18th place on the League’s all-time list. #NHLStats #StanleyCup https://t.co/GzJZ2M12zL
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) August 19, 2020
Alex Ovechkin gives the Caps a 3-2 lead with his second of the game. He has passed Gordie Howe and Sidney Crosby for the 18th most goals in playoff history (22 fewer career games than Howe & 33 fewer than Crosby). It marks Ovechkin's ninth career multi-goal playoff game.
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) August 19, 2020
Update: It’s the game-winning goal. Caps win 3-2.
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