Islanders keep Ovechkin at 698 goals, beat Capitals 5-3

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    truebluefan Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    Barry Trotz would've been OK if Alex Ovechkin reached 700 goals as long as his New York Islanders won the game.

    Thanks to Trotz's trademark defensive structure, he didn't have to worry about witnessing Ovechkin reach another milestone.

    The Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 5-3 Monday night and kept Ovechkin stuck at 698 career goals. Trotz, the coach who won the Stanley Cup with Ovechkin in 2018 and turned the offensive star into a better all-around player, can now relax and watch history unfold from afar.

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