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Capitals extend win streak to four

Ovechkin, Richards score in third to help edge Coyotes

by Katie Brown / NHL.com Correspondent

Ovechkin's go-ahead goal

ARI@WSH: Ovechkin scores to give Capitals the lead

2/22/16: Alex Ovechkin rifles in a wrist shot from the left circle in the 3rd period, giving the Captials a 2-1 lead

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WASHINGTON -- Mike Richards was beginning to think he'd never score a goal again. When he finally did, he couldn't believe it really happened.

Richards' first goal of the season proved to be the game-winner in the Washington Capitals' 3-2 victory against the Arizona Coyotes at Verizon Center on Monday. It was his first goal in 13 months.

"I just figured with my luck, it'd be disallowed," Richards said. "I actually thought the goalie had it and the puck just popped out and it somehow ended up on my stick.

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Coyotes' Ekman-Larsson game-time decision vs. Capitals

Arizona defenseman sustained lower-body injury Saturday; Washington's Johansson sick, questionable

by Katie Brown / NHL.com Correspondent

COYOTES (27-25-6) at CAPITALS (43-10-4)

TV: 7 p.m. ET; FS-A, CSN-DC, NHL.TV 

WASHINGTON -- Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson will be a game-time decision for the Arizona Coyotes at the Washington Capitals on Monday. 

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