Originally posted on Razzball Hockey  |  Last updated 4/17/13
Alex Ovechkin scored his league-leading 28th goal of the season as Washington pounded Toronto 5-1 for an eighth straight win.  Ovechkin had a super-slow start to the season but he’s proving the old adage that it’s about how you finish. SPIN: Washington went 2-of-6 on the power play to power the win. Mike Green, Mike Ribiero and John Carlson each had a pair of assists so the Caps are getting points from all over the ice. This was a bump in the road for Toronto but no cause for concern. Winnipeg knocked off Tampa Bay 4-3 in a shootout to keep pace with Capitals. Andrew Ladd scored twice in the win and Blake Wheeler added his 16th goal of the season for Winnipeg. Steven Stamkos picked up his 27th goal of the season in the loss. SPIN: The Jets got their fourth win in a row as Tampa was pushed to the brink of elimination. Ben Bishop made 33 saves for the Lightning as they continue to show that whoever is in goal is going to get shelled night in and night out. The Islanders kept pace in t...
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