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Digest: Ovechkin, Oshie score as Capitals hand Avalanche first loss, 3-0

Digest: Ovechkin, Oshie score as Capitals hand Avalanche first loss, 3-0

All it took was one goal for Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals to get their confidence back, and they didn't let it go.

Ovechkin scored his first goal of the season on the power play and assisted on one of T.J. Oshie's two goals as the host Capitals solved some early-season woes and beat the tired Colorado Avalanche, 3-0, on Tuesday night. The well-rested Capitals skated circles around Colorado, which was playing the second half of a back-to-back and its third game in four days.

A two-game power-play drought and a lack of production from the first line of Ovechkin, Oshie and Evgeny Kuznetsov were points of contention for the defending Presidents' Trophy winners, but...

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