Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL Roundup: Holtby Leads Caps to Another Win

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

NHL Roundup: Holtby Leads Caps to Another Win

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Alex Ovechkin scored his 497th career goal, Braden Holtby stopped 34 shots to keep up his stellar play and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals beat the New York Islanders 4-1 Thursday night.

Jason Chimera, Nate Schmidt and Nicklas Backstrom also scored to help visiting Washington reach 63 points and become the first team with 30 wins. Holtby improved to 26-4-2, including 18-0-2 in his last 21 games.

Brock Nelson scored for New York and Jaroslav Halak made 31 saves in his first action in nearly three weeks. He missed five games due to an upper body injury. The Islanders had won four of six and fell to 7-2-2 against Metropolitan Division foes.

NOTEBOOK

Ducks trade for goalie * The Anaheim Ducks have traded left wing Max Friberg to the Montreal Canadiens for goalie Dustin Tokarski.

Tokarski is 10-12-5 in 33 career NHL appearances with Montreal and Tampa Bay. …

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