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How about that Alex Ovechkin again?

10/25/2013

Highlights and lowlights from Thursday's action:

Capitals 4, Oilers 1

* Alex Ovechkin (WSH): NHL-leading 10th goal ... 1st player to score 10 goals in 1st 10 games of season since 2007-08 (Mike Cammalleri, LA)

* Capitals: won 3 straight, 4-1-0 in last 5 overall

* Capitals: killed all 15 penalties in last 5 games (0-3 Thursday)

FROM ELIAS: Alex Ovechkin scored his 10th goal of the season on Thursday in Washington's 10th game, making him the first player in team history to reach double digits in goals in the team's first 10 games. Ovechkin has scored 32 goals in his last 31 regular-season games (since March 17).

Kings 7, Coyotes 4

* Dwight King (LA): 1st career hat trick (also 1st career multi-goal game) ... 10 career goals in 4 seasons entering Thursday

* Kings: 7 goals are most since April 1, 2010 (8 vs Canucks)

* Kings: blew 4-0 lead (Coyotes tied it 4-4, allowed 3 unanswered)

* Martin Hanzal (PHX): 2 goals (4); 9th career multi-goal game

Lightning 6, Blackhawks 5 (F/OT)

* Martin St. Louis (TB): scored OT goal (5th goal of season); 1st OT goal since February 16, 2012

* Lightning: 5th straight win vs Blackhawks (4 of 5 in OT/SO)

* Patrick Kane (CHI): 5th goal of season; scored goal in both games vs TB this season

FROM ELIAS: Martin St. Louis scored in overtime to make the Lightning 6-5 winners in their game against the Blackhawks after a fluky "own goal" tied the score at 5-5 with less than two minutes remaining in the third period. It was the 10th regular-season overtime goal of St. Louis' NHL career and he's scored all of them for the Lightning. Only four other active players have tallied 10 or more regular-season OT goals for their current team: Patrik Elias (Devils, 15), Alex Ovechkin (Capitals, 12), Shane Doan (Coyotes, 11) and Daniel Sedin (Canucks, 10).

Flyers 2, Rangers 1

* Flyers: have scored 2 goals or fewer in all 9 games this season, tied for longest such streak to start a season in NHL history (ELIAS)

* Flyers: 2-0-0 when Braydon Coburn (2) scores a goal (0-7-0 when he doesn't)

* Flyers: 2-4-0 at home this season (0-3-0 on the road)

* Brad Richards (NYR): team-leading 5th goal of the season (had 11 goals in 46 games last season)

Bruins 2, Sharks 1

* David Krejci (BOS): Game-winning goal with 0.8 sec left. FROM ELIAS: Last Bruin with a GW-goal in final second - Sergei Samsonov on Oct. 14, 2002 against COL.

* Jarome Iginla (BOS): Goal (1); 1st goal in 9th game of season, longest scoreless stretch to start a season in career

* Tuukka Rask (BOS): 38 saves, most in a game this season

* Sharks: lose in regulation for 1st time this season (last team to do it in NHL)