Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Oshie, Ovechkin Each Score 2 as Caps Win

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL: Oshie, Ovechkin Each Score 2 as Caps Win

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Alex Ovechkin and T.J. Oshie both finished with two goals and two assists, and Marcus Johansson got the tiebreaking goal with 5:44 left as the host Washington Capitals rallied from three goals down to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Friday night.

The Capitals now have won four straight games overall and seven straight at home. They fell behind 3-0 midway through the second period but scored the game's final five goals including four in the third period.

Johansson broke a 3-3 tie on his power-play goal from the right side after a pass from Oshie. Ovechkin also got an assist.

Ovechkin scored the team's other two power-play goals. Oshie added an empty-net goal and has 12 goals and 21 points for the Caps. Nicklas Backstrom earned his 600th career point with an assist on the final Oshie goal. …

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