Caps down Coyotes in OT

Glendale, AZ ( – Eric Fehr scored the winning goal at 3:16
of overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1 victory over the Arizona
Coyotes on Tuesday.

In the extra session, Brooks Orpik cranked a shot from the top of the left
circle that Fehr redirected on net. Mike Smith was there for the first stop,
but Fehr grabbed his own rebound and put it in for the win.

Jay Beagle scored the other goal while Braden Holtby stopped 23 shots for the
Capitals, who snapped a two-game slide.

Oliver Ekman-Larsson scored the only goal of the game for the Coyotes, who had
a two-game winning streak snapped. Smith stopped 22 shots in the loss.

Washington took a 1-0 lead at 11:11 of the first when Jason Chimera skated in
down the left wing and passed it to the front where Beagle wristed it home for
his second of the year.

Arizona tied the game two minutes into the second period when Ekman-Larsson
had a wide open net from the left circle for his third of the season.

Game Notes

Washington plays in Colorado on Thursday … Arizona plays at Dallas on
Thursday … Arizona had won a 6-5 decision in Washington on Nov. 2 …
Arizona was 0-for-4 on the power play while Washington went 0-for-3.