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Digest: Ovechkin ends goal drought, Capitals beat Wild to end skid

Digest: Ovechkin ends goal drought, Capitals beat Wild to end skid

Alex Ovechkin ended the longest goal-scoring drought of his career as the host Washington Capitals held on to beat the Minnesota Wild, 4-2, Tuesday night and halt a season-worst four-game losing streak.

Ovechkin hadn't scored in 10 games or had an even-strength goal in 18 before firing a one-timer by league save percentage leader Devan Dubnyk in the second period. Ovechkin's 28th goal of the season came one second after a power play expired.

Nate Schmidt, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Jay Beagle also scored for the NHL-leading Capitals, who recaptured sole possession of first in the Metropolitan...

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