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Ovechkin Now 3rd on NHL Goals List, Caps Beat Isles in SO

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrates after scoring a goal against the New York Islanders during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 15, 2022, in Washington. The goal gave Ovechkin 767 career goals and sole possession of third on the NHL career list, and most among European players, passing Jaromir Jagr. The Capitals won 4-3 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrates after scoring a goal against the New York Islanders during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, March 15, 2022, in Washington. The goal gave Ovechkin 767 career goals and sole possession of third on the NHL career list, and most among European players, passing Jaromir Jagr. The Capitals won 4-3 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Washington (AP) -- Alex Ovechkin danced around in the middle of the ice by himself after shooting the puck into the net once again.

He was not alone for long.