Publish date:

Alex Ovechkin scores all three goals as Capitals beat Thrashers 3-2

Ovechkin stole an apparent victory from Atlanta by scoring the tying goal with only 30 seconds left in regulation. He took the puck from Niclas Havelid following the faceoff to open overtime and scored the unassisted goal. The hat trick gave the Washington star 21 goals for the season.

Jean-Pierre Vigier gave Atlanta a 2-1 lead with less than 6 minutes left in regulation.

The Thrashers suffered their fourth straight loss and fell to 4-1 against Washington this season.

Brent Johnson, starting ahead of Olie Kolzig for the second straight game, made 28 saves for the Capitals.

Jon Sim scored Atlanta's first goal.

TOP HEADLINES

Kraken_20210922_0006

Exclusive: Seattle's New Beacon For Hockey

The Kraken Community Iceplex was designed to be more than just a practice facility for the team and we've got an inside look at the brand-new building.

Vladimir Tarasenko
Play

What's Going to Happen to Jack Eichel and Vladimir Tarsenko Next?

For different reasons, Jack Eichel and Vladimir Tarasenko were front and center amid the trade rumor mill during the off-season. Neither were traded, and it could still be months until they are. By then, teams might look at both stars in different ways.

Ottawa Senators
Play

Fantasy Hockey Preview: Ottawa Senators

Despit another tough season in the midst of a rebuild, a handful of Ottawa's young talented players showed big promise last year. Don't sleep on the Senators in your fantasy league.