Kovalchuk, Elias Lift Devils Over Caps 4-3 In SO
Ilya Kovalchuk and Patrik Elias scored in the shootout and Martin Brodeur made an outstanding glove save onAlex Ovechkin as the New Jersey Devils, after blowing a three-goallead in the third period, beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 Fridaynight.
Kovalchuk had a goal and an assist in regulation and AlexanderUrbom and Adam Henrique scored the other goals for the Devils, whowon for the fifth time in six games.
Jason Chimera scored twice and Brooks Laich once for theCapitals in the third period.
Kovalchuk scored on a wrist shot in the shootout to give New Jersey the lead and Elias snapped one past Michal Neuvirth momentsafter Brodeur kept Washington off the board with a glove save onOvechkin’s bullet.
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