Ovechkin tallies 2 goals as Capitals top Bruins
Alex Ovechkin is off to a fast start, and so are the Washington Capitals.
The two-time defending NHL Most Valuable Player had two goals and an assist, and Jose Theodore stopped 19 shots to lead Washington to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Bruins in the season-opener on Thursday night.
"If you give him too much time to shoot, he will make you look bad," Bruins defenseman Dennis Wideman said. "He is the hardest-working and hardest-hitting superstar in the league. He is the Rafael Nadal of hockey, and (Sidney) Crosby is (Roger) Federer."