The Vancouver Canucks won 3-2 in overtime against the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena on Sunday.
Before this success, Rick Tocchet's men suffered two defeats in a row.
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Five seconds before the end of overtime, striker JT Miller gave his team the victory. The 30-year-old took advantage of a loss of the ball by Connor McMichael to grab the puck and send it to the upper right part of goalkeeper Darcy Kuemper.
Thanks to Alexander Ovechkin's 13th goal of the season, the Capitals took a 2-1 lead in the second period. This win was his fifth in as many games since January 27th.
However, just over a minute after Ovechkin's goal, Nils Hoglander equalized the two teams, sending the game into overtime. Nic Dowd for the local favorites and Conor Garland for Vancouver were the other two scorers in this game.
Thanks to this win, the Canucks are now three points ahead of the Boston Bruins at the top of the National Hockey League standings.
The British Columbia team will face the Blackhawks in Chicago on Tuesday. As for the Capitals, they will look to return to victory against the Colorado Avalanche on the same day.