Alex Ovechkin scored just nine seconds into the third period to extend his goal streak to four games.
Marcus Johansson's late goal sealed a 4-2 Washington win on the road in Florida as the Capitals win their third straight game.
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It's Ovi vs. McDavid. The Washington Capitals take on the Edmonton Oilers in game one of a four-game road trip. The puck drops at 9:30 p.m. on CSN.
Oilers Coach Todd McLellan shares his thoughts on the early increase in scoring around the NHL.
After missing six games with a concussion, Sidney Crosby scored his season debut Tuesday for the Penguins.