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DENVER - SEPTEMBER 23: Matt Hendricks #15 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the Los Angeles Kings during preseason NHL action at the Pepsi Center on September 23, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Avalanche defeated the Kings 3-2. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Matt Hendricks scored in the fourth round of a shootout, and the Washington Capitals finished off a dramatic three-goal comeback in a 5-4 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Washington trailed 4-1 late in the second before Alex Ovechkin scored in the final minute of the period. Dmitry Orlov scored 1:51 into the third to make it 4-3, and Ovechkin tied it at 10:15 with his 29th goal. John Tavares scored twice, including his career-best 31st goal, and added an assist, Matt Moulson netted his 30th of the season, and defenseman Travis Hamonic also scored for the Islanders (28-32-10), who lost their third straight game in heartbreaking fashion. The Capitals (36-28-6) have won four in a row and lead ninth-place Buffalo by four points in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Moulson gave New York a 1-0 lead 8:54 in when his slap shot deflected off the glass behind the net and then dropped in by goalie Michal Neuvirth. Moulson has scored 30 goals in three consecutive sea...
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