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Capital gains for Washington

Alex Ovechkin scored with 48 seconds left as the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4 in a shootout.

Mike Green cut Washington's deficit to 4-2 with 8:40 remaining and Dmitry Orlov pulled the Capitals within one with 3:31 to go. The two defensemen scored on long slap shots.

Ovechkin then tied it with his NHL-leading 27th goal.

In the shootout, Eric Fehr and Nicklas Backstrom scored for Washington and Grubauer made two saves on three shots to give Washington an improbable victory.

Marcus Johansson had a first-period goal for Washington.

Claude Giroux, Mark Streit, Sean Couturier and Jacob Voracek scored for Philadelphia, and Michael Raffl had three assists.

Jesse Winchester and Nick Bjugstad scored in a 2:27 span in the second period and Scott Clemmensen made 17 saves in the Florida Panters' 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

Alex Galchenyuk scored for Montreal, and Peter Budaj made 23 saves.

The Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-0, Ben Bishop making 28 saves for his sixth career shutout and Tyler Johnson, J.T. Brown and Alex Killorn scoring in the third period.

Petr Mrazek stopped 24 shots for Detroit who lost a fifth game in a row.

The New York Rangers beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 in a shootout, the Chicago Blackhawks won 3-1 over the Los Angeles Kings and the Anaheim Ducks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 3-2.