T.J. Oshie scored his second goal of the game 1:42 into overtime to bookend Alex Ovechkin's hat trick, Braden Holtby earned his 40th win and the NHL-leading Washington Capitals beat the Minnesota Wild 5-4 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight victory.
When Andong Song started playing hockey in China at age 6, he wore figure skates on his feet and had to use the straight parts of short-track speedskating rinks for practice.
Andreas Athanasiou crashed into Eddie Lack as he scored in overtime on Monday night, giving the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 NHL victory over Carolina on a play that left the Hurricanes goalie with a frightening injury.
Alex Ovechkin recorded his 30th goal of the season and Daniel Winnik scored two goals, including the game-winner late in the third period, as the Washington Capitals overcame listless stretches to beat the lowly Arizona Coyotes 4-1 on Saturday night.
John Tavares and Anthony Beauvillier scored in the shootout to lead the New York Islanders over the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 in the NHL on Friday night.
Andrew Ladd scored the tiebreaking goal with about 7 1/2 minutes remaining in the third period as the New York Islanders rallied for 3-2 victory over the crosstown-rival Rangers in the NHL on Wednesday night.
Nick Bonino scored the go-ahead goal with 5:29 left and the Pittsburgh Penguins clinched their 11th straight playoff berth with a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday.
Tyler Bozak scored the go-ahead goal on a power play with less than two minutes left and the Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 4-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Monday night.
Jonathan Toews scored twice while Richard Panik and Artemi Panarin each had one in the third period to erase Colorado's two-goal lead and rally the Chicago Blackhawks past the Avalanche 6-3 on Sunday night for their fifth straight win.
T.J Oshie had three goals and an assist while Justin Williams and John Carlson had early third-period goals as the Washington Capitals clinched a playoff spot by beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Saturday night.