Ovi nets goal No. 600

StarMetro Vancouver - - Metro | Sports -

Alex Ovechkin scored twice to reach 600 goals and Evgeny Kuznetsov had the over­time win­ner as the Wash­ing­ton Cap­i­tals re­turned to first place by beat­ing the Win­nipeg Jets 3-2 on Mon­day.

Ovechkin scored in each of the first two pe­ri­ods to get to 42 this sea­son. The Rus­sian winger be­came the 20th player and fourth-fastest in NHL his­tory to 600 goals and is on pace to lead the league in goals for the sev­enth time.

Kuznetsov made it a night of cel­e­bra­tion for Wash­ing­ton by scor­ing on a break­away 4:11 into over­time.

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