Braden Holtby kept it close and Evgeny Kuznetsov finished off the Red Wings in overtime as the Caps escaped Detroit with the 2-1 win.
Can Alex Ovechkin finally earn the Russian scoring record in the city that made Sergei Fedorov famous? Follow along here with live stats, scores and updates with Capitals Pulse.
Seven years ago Nicklas Backstrom helped make Sergei Fedorov Russia's all-time leading NHL goal scorer. He has a chance to do it again tonight.