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Alex Ovechkin scored two extra targets to proceed his surge and the red-hot Washington Capitals cruised to a 4-0 victory over the visiting New Jersey Devils on Friday.

The 2-goal evening gave Ovechkin 10 targets in his previous 10 video games because the Capitals improved to 9-1-0 over their previous 10 contests and beat the Devils for the sixth time in as many conferences this season.

Nicklas Backstrom scored within the first interval for the Capitals. Connor Sheary added a purpose and an help whereas Tom Wilson and Evgeny Kuznetsov collected two assists apiece in Washington’s second shutout of the season. Ilya Samsonov made 24 saves and notched his second profession shutout.

The Devils dropped their second straight after profitable 4 of their earlier 5 video games, they usually have been blanked for the primary time this season. New Jersey goaltender Scott Wedgewood allowed 4 targets on 31 photographs.

Geese 4, Blues 1

John Gibson made 33 saves and visiting Anaheim defeated St. Louis for its first regulation victory since Feb. 11.

Sam Metal, Max Jones, Derek Grant and Rickard Rakell scored because the Geese beat the Blues for the primary time in 5 tries this season. The end result was simply Anaheim’s second victory up to now 9 video games general and snapped a three-game shedding streak.

Ryan O’Reilly (NASDAQ:) scored for the Blues, who’ve misplaced their previous three video games by the mixed rating of 11-2.

Jets 3, Flames 2

Blake Wheeler, Paul Stastny and Kyle Connor every collected one purpose and one help to steer visiting Winnipeg to a victory over Calgary.

Connor Hellebuyck made 25 saves for the Jets, who gained their third straight sport and vaulted again right into a tie with the Toronto Maple Leafs for the highest spot within the North Division standings.

Jacob Markstrom stopped 26 photographs for the Flames, who’ve misplaced 4 straight video games and scored solely 4 targets within the span. Milan Lucic and Matthew Tkachuk had Calgary’s targets, and Noah Hanifin assisted on each.

Coyotes 5, Sharks 2

Christian Dvorak tallied twice, snapping a 15-game goalless drought, as Arizona defeated San Jose in Glendale, Ariz.

Nick Schmaltz, Dryden Hunt and Phil Kessel additionally scored for the Coyotes, who gained their second sport in a row and third up to now 4. Oliver Ekman-Larsson added two assists and goaltender Adin Hill made 20 saves.

Tomas Hertl and Patrick Marleau scored for the Sharks, who had a two-game profitable streak snapped. Martin Jones stopped 23 of 28 photographs.

–Area Degree Media

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