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After missing the Washington Capitals' weekend back-to-back games with an upper-body injury, right wing Alex Ovechkin will return to the lineup Tuesday against the New York Islanders.
"I feel fresh and I feel, before I get hurt, really good," Ovechkin said. "Of course you don't want to miss two games but it happens and I'm back and I'm pretty happy."
Ovechkin, who will skate on Washington's top line with center Nicklas Backstrom and left wing Martin Erat, has not played since a 3-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Oct. 28.
In his absence the Capitals defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 7-0 on Friday and the Florida Panthers 3-2 in a shootout the following day.
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Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom looks calm, cool, and collective after scoring the games first goal (courtesy of Greg Fiume/Getty Images)
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Marty Erat’s smile on Monday should have told the story.
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“We’ll see tomorrow,” Erat said with a grin.
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