Washington Capitals Beat Avalanche, Alex Ovechkin, Nate Schmidt

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Good morning everyone. Here are today’s news and links about the Washington Capitals, including recaps from last night, Alex Ovechkin reaching another milestone, and Nate Schmidt.

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Washington got off to a shaky 11-10-4 start this season, but they’ve gone 12-1-4 recently. That’s pushed the Capitals into what is shaping up to be a tight battle for the Metropolitan Division title. Just three points separate the Capitals and division-leading Islanders with 40 games remaining on each team’s schedule. – Pro Hockey Talk

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has set or broken numerous franchise records during his glorious career. With his game winning goal against the Colorado Avalanche, the 74th of his career, Alex Ovechkin has added his name to the franchise record books once again, and once again, he has beaten a franchise record held by Peter Bondra. – Stars and Sticks