Photo: Gary Wiepert
For those wondering if Alex Ovechkin‘s “micro-bruise” was still bothering him, The Great Eight wants you to know he’s doing just fine. With two goals and two assists on Tuedsday– including Mike Green‘s game-winning overtime tally, Ovechkin delivered the Washington Capitals their first win of the season over the Eastern Conference powerhouse Buffalo Sabres.
Ovechkin now has 38 goals on the season, a lead of ten over second place Corey Perry despite missing several games to injury.
Tuesday also marked Ovechkin’s sixth two-goal game of the season. His four points tied his season high, which Ovi last accomplished with a hat trick plus one against Tampa Bay on December 10th, from which followed his most exuberant celebration in recent memory.
And how did Ovechkin score his four points tonight? Power and trickery, naturally.