Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) – Sean Monahan’s goal 4:17 into overtime
gave the Calgary Flames a 4-3 win on Tuesday over the Washington Capitals and
new franchise points leader Alex Ovechkin.
Monahan ended a back-and-forth game by beating Braden Holtby from the low left
side off a pass from Josh Jooris that was tipped by a Washington player.
Lance Bouma, Mark Giordano and Markus Granlund also scored for Calgary, with
Granlund’s goal going off an opponent’s skate to tie the game at 14:40 of the
Jonas Hiller, who also let in an own-goal, had 31 saves in the Flames’ third
straight win — none better than a pad stop on Tom Wilson in the final seconds
He improved to 6-0-1 in his last seven outings and Calgary moved to 5-1-2 in
its last eight.
Ovechkin broke a tie with Peter Bondra to become the Capitals’ all-time points
leader with an assist on Nicklas Backstrom’s goal in the first period. He had
two assists, giving him 827 points in his 10th season.