The Capitals gave their hard hat to Alex Luey after the game. Alex Ovechkin said his two goals were ‘only for him.’
Riding two goals from Alex Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 in overtime, Tuesday night. Ovechkin scored in the third period as well as the game-winner in overtime.
After the game, the Capitals did not give the team’s hard hat award to Ovechkin. They gave it Ovechkin’s friend Alex Luey, a boy with incurable cancer.