Over the last few days, we’ve done a lot of research about the Caps power play. Peter wrote about how the Caps’ power play depends almost entirely on Alex Ovechkin. Spenser talked about how Caps’ opponents have been limiting shots from Ovechkin, which has made the team’s once mighty power play percentage drop to the middle of the pack this season.
Whelp. I have some good news. Alex Ovechkin has snapped a seven-game goal drought, his longest since 2010. You’ll never guess how he did it.