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DETROIT - Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 45 seconds into overtime to lift the Washington Capitals to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.

Alex Ovechkin was held without a goal for the fourth straight game and remained tied with Sergei Fedorov for the NHL's career lead among Russian players. Justin Williams scored for the Caps on a first-period power play after Dylan Larkin had opened the scoring for Detroit.

Braden Holtby had 25 saves for Washington, including two stops on clean breakaways during regulation.

Kuznetsov won it with his sixth goal of the season, skating in on Petr Mrazek from the right wing and beating the Detroit goalie to the far post.


WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) ? Mark Scheifele and Drew Stafford each had two goals and an assist and Winnipeg ended a six-game losing streak.

Mathieu Perreault had three assists and Ondrej Pavelec made 29 saves for the Jets.

Stafford put Winnipeg up 1-1 late in the second period with his first goal in 12 games. He scored again with 1:34 left in the game into an empty net.

Winnipeg was outscored 27-10 during its skid and had allowed 5.25 goals per game over its past four.

Ryan Miller stopped 30 shots and the Canucks lost their fourth game in a row. This was the last in a seven-game trip ??? Vancouver's longest this season.

Daniel Sedin scored on the power play for Vancouver 6:44 into the second period.

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