FIVE THOUGHTS | When most had counted the team out, Washington puts on its best performance in months.
The star winger became the 11th player in NHL history to reach the 50 goal plateau in five different seasons.
Discuss the game as the Capitals visit St. Louis on Tuesday night.
Notes from the skate in St. Louis.
Notes and observations from the Capitals' 4-1 win over St. Louis.
The star winger's two goals fueled Washington's 4-1 win over the Blues and tied him for the league lead in goals.
Discuss the game as the Capitals host Jaroslav Halak and the St. Louis Blues
Alexander Steen is the only player in the NHL with more goals than Alex Ovechkin.
The Capitals will be without Mike Green as they host a Blues team that Oates says is "clearly" among the league's best.