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.