ALEX OVECHKIN, LW, WASHINGTON CAPITALS

Ovechkin went 2-4-6 in 3 games to propel the Capitals (19-13-4, 32 points) to a dream week and pass 

Gordie Howe for second on the all-time dream list. of the NHL. . He opened the week with a scoring help f

Washington that kicked off a versatile comeback in a 4-3 overtime win over the Detroit Red Wings on Dec. 19 

 added another pair of helpers in 3-2 overtime. they beat the Ottawa Senators on December 22.

Ovechkin capped off the week by creating a historic night in Washington's Capital One area, going 2-1:3

4-1 victory over the 801-goal covering Winnipeg Jets with 1:38 in the first half to go. tie.

Howe and aimed the No. 802 at an empty net with 60 seconds closing in the final length to pass 'Mr. Hockey”

the second most goals in NHL history. Ovechkin (22-19—41 in 36 GPs), who leads all Capitals 

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