Giroux, Flyers rout Capitals and keep Ovechkin at 698 goals

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    Preventing Alex Ovechkin from reaching 700 career goals was high on the Philadelphia Flyers' priority list Saturday night.

    They accomplished that objective, bounced back from a bad loss and got their captain a milestone of his own in the process.

    Claude Giroux recorded three points to reach 800 for his career, Sean Couturier scored twice and Brian Elliott made 25 saves to help Philadelphia blow out the first-place Washington Capitals 7-2. The Flyers held Ovechkin to two shots and kept him stuck on 698 goals in one of their best all-around games of the season.

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