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Caps rally for 3-2 win over Avs, Ovechkin still at 698 goals

Trailing 2-0 after the first, the Capitals climbed back into the game before scoring three unanswered to win it.
Credit: AP
Washington Capitals center Lars Eller, right, passes the puck as Colorado Avalanche right wing Valeri Nichushkin defends in the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER —  T.J. Oshie deflected in the winning goal with 2:04 remaining and the Washington Capitals rallied for a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche as Alex Ovechkin remained stuck on 698 career goals. 

Defenseman Nick Jensen sent a shot into traffic that Oshie redirected past Philipp Grubauer to help the Capitals break a two-game skid. 

Trailing 2-0 after the first, the Capitals climbed back into the game before scoring three unanswered to win it.

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