Ovechkin lifts Caps past Islanders in OT

Alex Ovechkin netted the winner in overtime goal deficit in the third period 2 decision over the New York Islanders at Verizon Center.

Troy Brouwer scored two third-period goals for the Capitals, who earned their third straight victory behind 22 saves from Michal Neuvirth.

Josh Bailey and Matt Moulson lit the lamp for New York, which lost for the fourth time in five games.

Evgeni Nabokov stopped 31-of-34 shots in defeat.