And total of 8 goals in overtime for Great Eight in his career. Rock 'n' Roll, baby!
washcaps: Ovechkin, Green and Hendricks on the OT win (Mike Green's 31:53 of ice time was more than he had in all but one game last year):
Ovi: It was the end of my shift, I just wanted to shoot the puck and change
Ovi's goal in OT
Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals checks Zack Smith #15 of the Ottawa Senators at the Verizon Center on October 11, 2010 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
Eric Fehr and Alex Semin also scored for Caps.
Total ice time 22:38, 21 shifts, shift average 01:04, PP 07:15, even 15:23, 3 shots on goal, 1 attempt blocked, 1 missed, 2 hits, 2 giveaways, 2 takeaways, 4 penalty minutes.
WASHINGTON -- Alex Ovechkin scored with 31.1 seconds remaining in overtime, lifting the Washington Capitals to a 3-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Monday night.
Ovechkin, who had been limited to two shots, skated down the right wing, got a half-stride on defenseman Chris Phillips and sent a wrist shot from the right circle past goalie Pascal Leclaire for his third goal of the season.
Alex Ovechkin celebrates with Nicklas Backstrom after scoring the game-winning goal in overtime against the Ottawa Senators during their NHL hockey game in Washington October 11, 2010. REUTERS/Richard Clement
Alex Ovechkin celebrates after scoring in overtime against the Ottawa Senators in an NHL hockey game in Washington on Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin via fanfeedr.com
Washington Capitals jump on Alex Ovechkin after he scored the winning goal in overtime against the Ottawa Senators in an NHL hockey game in Washington on Monday, Oct. 11, 2010. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin via fanfeedr.com