The Next Three
|Tomorrow||7 p.m.||vs. Carolina||CSN|
|Sunday||1 p.m.||vs. N.Y. Rangers||CSN|
|Wednesday||7 p.m.||at Atlanta||CSN|
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Matt Pettinger was scratched for the second consecutive night. After scoring a combined 36 goals the previous two seasons, the 27-year-old wing has two in 49 games this season. D Steve Eminger was also scratched.
BY THE NUMBERS
Career overtime goals for Alex Ovechkin, whose tally in extra time against Columbus on Tuesday moved him into a tie with Peter Bondra and Kelly Miller for the franchise lead. It was also his seventh game-winner this season, tying him with New Jersey's Patrik Elias for the league lead.
"You only get so many opportunities, and this is our first opportunity. It won't be our last."
Coach Bruce Boudreau, on pursuing first place
in the Southeast Division