The Tampa Bay Lightning shut down the NHL’s top scorer and rallied from a two-goal deficit for a quality win.
Brayden Point scored on a power play in overtime, Tampa Bay held high-scoring Alex Ovechkin pointless and the Lightning beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Monday night.
“The team that deserved to win won tonight,” Tampa Bay coach Jon Cooper said. “We were a determined group.”
Point redirected Nikita Kucherov’s shot at 3:08 that came after the Capitals were assessed a too many men on the ice penalty.
Auburn: The Tigers have scored 144 points in their last three games. … Auburn had been the only FBS team that hadn’t allowed more than 14 points in a game this season.
The goal was originally credited to Devante Smith-Pelly, but when the change was announced to the crowd during the third period, his family waved Australian flags in Walker’s honor.
“At first I wasn’t 100 percent sure,” Walker said of his goal. He felt in somewhat of a daze in his first game.
“The first couple of shifts I didn’t know what happened,” he said.
Brendan Gallagher beat Holtby early in the second period for Montreal’s only goal.
Price allowed four goals on 14 shots. Montoya followed with seven saves.
Montreal D Karl Alzner, who played his first nine seasons with the Capitals, was welcomed back with a video tribute in the first period. … Peter Bondra, who scored the Denver Broncos Cheap Jerseys second-most goals in Washington, history was named the team’s Director of Alumni Affairs and Business Development. Ovechkin tied Bondra’s team record of 19 hat tricks. … Ovechkin is 22nd on the Find Cheap Jerseys all-time goal list with 565. He passed Mats Sundin and Joe Nieuwendyk.