Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin scores overtime winner to hand Flyers a 3-2 loss, their eighth straight

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

WASHINGTON — The Flyers maintained a 2-1 lead over the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night at CapitalOne Arena with roughly three minutes remaining in the third period and were on the cusp of snapping their seven-game losing streak. However, Capitals winger Sonny Milano had other plans. He scored backdoor off the rush to tie the game, 2-2, paving the way to overtime. Ultimately, longtime Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored roughly one minute into overtime, handing the Flyers a 3-2 loss with his 790th career goal. For stretches throughout the night, the Flyers struggled to generate offense…

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