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Washington Capitals (11-10-1)


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L 1-4
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Ovechkin, Vrana send Capitals to 5-2 win over Senators

WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal in seven games, Jakub Vrana had two goals for the first time in his career and the Washington Capitals defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Wednesday night.

Ovechkin's 14th goal came in his first game this season as linemates with Nicklas Backstrom, who led the team in assists last season. Backstrom assisted on the play.

Evgeny Kuznetsov added a goal and two assists, and Alex Chiasson had a goal and an assist for the Capitals, who have earned at least a point against the Senators in nine consecutive meetings.

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Leaders
Points: E. Kuznetsov23
Plus/Minus: T. Chorney8
Shots on Goal: A. Ovechkin101
PIM: T. Wilson55
Win: B. Holtby11
Shutouts: None 
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 60 (19)
Shots: 645 (18)
PP%: 20.0% (15)
Penalty Minutes: 265 (3)
Assists: 109 (8)
SH Goals: 1 (27)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
Columbus 14 7 1 29
New Jersey 12 5 4 28
NY Islanders 12 7 2 26
Pittsburgh 11 9 3 25
Washington 12 10 1 25
NY Rangers 11 9 2 24
Carolina 9 7 4 22
Philadelphia 8 9 5 21
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 70 (7)
Shots Against: 721 (4)
PK%: 76.7% (26)
Penalty Minutes: 223 (9)
Shutouts: 0 (30)
Sv%: 0.903 (20)
Injuries
Date Player Status
11/15 C. Djoos Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
10/22 A. Burakovsky Upper-body injury (IR)
10/19 T. Graovac Upper-body injury (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
11/14 T. Graovac Sent to minors Hershey-AHL (conditioning)
11/11 L. O'Brien Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
11/2 L. O'Brien Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
11/2 A. Peluso Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
10/27 A. Peluso Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
10/24 C. Stephenson Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
10/22 A. Peluso Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
10/14 M. Bowey Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
10/12 T. Wilson Suspension Over
10/5 C. Stephenson Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
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