WASHINGTON (AP) -Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals made it a perfect 10.
Ovechkin scored the go-ahead goal with 6:26 left, and the Capitals tied a franchise record with their 10th straight win Sunday, beating the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2.
The reigning two-time league MVP slid on one knee and into the boards to celebrate his 35th goal of the season, a shot from the slot that beat Mike Smith to the stick side. The score rescued the Capitals after Washington blew a two-goal lead.
Nicklas Backstrom and Brooks Laich also scored for the Capitals, whose double-digit winning streak matches the team mark set Jan. 27-Feb. 18, 1984. Washington has outscored opponents 47-21 during this run. Jose Theodore, returning after missing two games because of a lower-body injury, made 25 saves for Washington.
Martin St. Louis and Steven Stamkos scored for Tampa Bay.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Sidney Crosby scored in regulation and the shootout and Pittsburgh overcame Jimmy Howard's second successive 46-save game to beat Detroit in the rivals' first game since Pittsburgh won Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals.
Daniel Cleary's deflection of Brad Stuart's slap shot midway through the third period sent the game to overtime, where Pittsburgh survived playing short-handed for the final 1:21. Crosby and Malkin then scored against Howard in the shootout, while both Red Wings shooters - Pavel Datsyuk and Jason Williams - failed against Marc-Andre Fleury, who made 23 saves. The Penguins are 7-0 in shootouts.
DENVER (AP) - Marian Gaborik had his 10th career hat trick, rookie Chad Johnson made 34 saves for his first NHL win, and New York snapped a five-game losing streak.
The hat trick was Gaborik's first since he had five goals for Minnesota against the Rangers on Dec. 20, 2007. He joined the Rangers as a free agent over the summer after spending his first eight seasons in Minnesota.
Gaborik leads the Rangers in points (65), goals (33) and assists (32).
Cody McLeod scored for Colorado.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Wayne Simmonds and defenseman Drew Doughty scored in the final 1:46 to give Los Angeles its sixth straight victory.
Simmonds tied it with 1:46 to play with a long backhander, and Doughty scored the winner on a power play with 27.3 seconds left.
Michal Handzus also scored, and U.S. Olympian Jonathan Quick made 26 saves to help the Kings post the first 5-0 trip in team history. The winning streak is the Kings' longest since also winning six straight in 2002.
Travis Zajac and Johnny Oduya scored for New Jersey.
DALLAS (AP) - Shane Doan had a goal and two assists, Ilya Bryzgalov made 38 saves, and Phoenix stretched its winning streak to four games in Coyotes coach Dave Tippett's return to Dallas. Tippett coached the Stars from 2002 until his firing last June.
Keith Yandle scored his fourth goal in four games, and Peter Mueller and Radim Vrbata added goals for the Coyotes, 3-0 against the Stars this season.
Steve Ott and Fabian Brunnstrom scored for Dallas.
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Tomas Vokoun made 33 saves for his career-high seventh shutout of the season, and Jordan Leopold and Keith Ballard scored for Florida.
Vokoun, tied for the NHL shutout lead with New Jersey's Martin Brodeur, had four shutouts in January. Rick DiPietro made 23 saves for New York. The Islanders have lost five straight.