Playing in his first game in eight days, Alex Ovechkin made his presence felt with a thundering game-winning slap shot with 2:40 remaining in regulation.
All eyes were on Alex Ovechkin tonight in his highly anticipated return against the New York Islanders, but it was T.J. Oshie that buried the first Caps goal.
Alex Ovechkin returns to the ice for the Capitals after healing up over All-Star weekend. They host the Islanders tonight at Verizon Center (7:30 p.m., NBCSN).
Eric Fehr already missed Pittsburgh first trip to Washington. Now he could miss yet another homecoming to Verizon Center due to an injury.