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NHL roundup: Ovechkin, Capitals continue late rush

Alex Ovechkin was everywhere. He scored a goal. He had an assist. He played on two lines and was on the ice for nearly half the game. And, when the Minnesota Wild had a shorthanded break, he hustled back and slid to break up Mikko Koivu’s shot on the 2-on-1 break.

“It was a great slide. Like he was playing ‘D’ all his life,’’ Washington Capitals coach Dale Hunter said.

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