Carlson, Ovechkin Power Capitals Past Lightning 4-3

Carlson, Ovechkin Power Capitals Past Lightning 4-3

WASHINGTON ( Associated Press) — John Carlson scored twice and added two assists for a four-point game, Alex Ovechkin scored 1,400 career points with his 43rd goal of the season, and the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning to 4 on Wednesday night. Snapped to beat -3. His skids on two.

Martin Fehrvari also scored for Washington, giving the Lightning a third consecutive defeat. Ilya Samsonov made 25 saves in his first home start, allowed three goals on 10 shots and got the hook after the first halftime against Toronto on February 28.

Nikita Kucherov, Nicholas Paul and Ross Colton scored for Tampa Bay.

Red Wings 3, Jets 1

WINNIPEG, Manitoba ( Associated Press) — Sam Gagner scored twice in the Top 500 career points, and Detroit beat Winnipeg.

Michael Rasmussen scored a tiebreaking goal for Detroit at 9:11 of the third period, with two assists from Dylan Larkin and 32 saves by Thomas Grease. Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill took his 200th win.

Detroit won a second night in a row after beating Boston 5-3 on Tuesday.

Mark Schaeffel scored for Winnipeg, which has lost three in a row. Conor Hellebuch scored 32 goals.

Blues 4, Kraken 1

scheduled tribe. LOUIS ( Associated Press) — Ville Husso made 27 saves, and Robert Thomas, Justin Faulk, Jordan Kyaru, and Ryan O’Reilly scored each to help St. Louis top Seattle.

The Blues have won three in a row and have recorded one point in each of their last six matches. He also has a point in 11 of his last 14 appearances and has improved 15-3-3 against the Pacific Division.

Husso, who has ousted Jordan Binnington as the Blues’ top netminder, intercepted the first 17 shots to register his third win over the Kraken this season. Husso is 13-2-1 at home this season.

Jordan Eberle scored for Seattle, who lost three of four and won against Dallas on Sunday. Chris Dreiser scored 32 goals.

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