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Ovechkin hits 400 in Caps win

Alex Ovechkin scored his 400th NHL goal as the Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-2.

Ovechkin scored an empty-netter with 24.5 seconds left to play, while Troy Brouwer, Marcus Johansson and John Carlson also tallied for the Capitals.

Nicklas Backstrom contributed four assists for Washington, while Jordan Staal and Riley Nash were on target for the Hurricanes.

Kyle Palmieri's overtime winner gave the Anaheim Ducks a seventh straight win, 3-2 over the New Jersey Devils.

Mathieu Perreault and Cam Fowler got the other two Anaheim goals, while Andy Greene and Michael Ryder scored for the Devils.

Michael Grabner scored twice as the New York Islanders beat their city rivals, the Rangers, 5-3.

The Winnipeg Jets beat Florida 5-2 to end the Panthers' five-game winning streak, while Ryan Kesler's shoot-out goal gave the Vancouver Canucks a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks.