Ovechkin moves to 2nd in NHL goals with 802, passing Howe

Alex Ovechkin passed Gordie Howe for second on the NHL career goals list Friday night, scoring his 802nd into an empty net with a minute left in the third period of the Washington Capitals’ game against the Winnipeg Jets.

Panthers punish Capitals 5-1 in Game 2 to even series

Aleksander Barkov and Carter Verhaeghe each had a goal and an assist and the Florida Panthers beat the Washington Capitals 5-1 on Thursday night to even the Eastern Conference first-round series at a game apiece.