Since the Capitals named Alexander Ovechkin captain on Jan. 5, 2010, they have gone 14-1-0 and have scored four or more goals in every game but two. Their eleven-game winning streak sets the new franchise record.
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin straps on his helmet during a timeout against he Boston Bruins in second period action of their NHL hockey game in Boston, Massachusetts February 2, 2010.
Alex Ovechkin's stats:
1 goal, +1, 2 penalty minutes, total ice time 21:20, average shift 01:11, 06:36 on PP, 14:29 even, 2 shots on goal, 2 attempts blocked, 2 missed, 4 hits, 1 giveaway.
Ovechkin is also close to 500 career points mark with 497 and 3 to go.
John Erskine has the highest plus/minus +3, Tom Poti has 2 assists, and Mike Knuble, Brooks Laich and Boyd Gordon scored for Caps.
Jose Theodore stopped 41 (!) shots tonight. Another excellent performance by Jose.
Alex Ovechkin is now one point behind Henrik Sedin who finished tonight's game without a point.
NateEwell: Ovechkin tried out a stick he'll use at the Olympics this morning.