Capitals snap 3-game skid behind Ovechkin’s 763rd goal

  • Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, right, celebrates his second period goal against the Carolina Hurricanes with teammate T.J. Oshie, Thursday, March 3, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov scored on the power play, Vitek Vanecek stopped all 36 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Eastern Conference-leading Carolina Hurricanes 4-0 Thursday night.