Backstrom’s OT goal lifts Capitals past Avalanche 3-2

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Backstrom’s OT goal lifts Capitals past Avalanche 3-2

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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin falls on the ice as he passes the puck against the Colorado Avalanche in the first period of Friday’s game in Denver.
Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer watches a shot off the stick of Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly go into the net for a goal in the second period of Friday’s game in Denver.
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, right, jumps into the arms of center Nicklas Backstrom, who scored in overtime against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday in Denver. The Capitals won 3-2.

Backstrom’s OT goal lifts Capitals past Avalanche 3-2

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin falls on the ice as he passes the puck against the Colorado Avalanche in the first period of Friday’s game in Denver.
Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer watches a shot off the stick of Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly go into the net for a goal in the second period of Friday’s game in Denver.
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, right, jumps into the arms of center Nicklas Backstrom, who scored in overtime against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday in Denver. The Capitals won 3-2.
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