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WATCH: Dylan Larkin’s OT snipe lifts Detroit Red Wings over Washington Capitals

Oct 27, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) scores a goal on Detroit Red Wings goaltender Thomas Greiss (29) during the first period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 27, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) scores a goal on Detroit Red Wings goaltender Thomas Greiss (29) during the first period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Dylan Larkin scored at 1:37 of overtime and the visiting Detroit Red Wings defeated the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday.

Larkin ripped a shot from the left circle past the glove of goaltender Vitek Vanecek off a feed from Lucas Raymond. Moritz Seider also assisted on the game-winner.

Adam Erne and Robby Fabbri also scored for Detroit, while Thomas Greiss made 26 saves.

Alex Ovechkin scored his eighth goal of the season for Washington. Evgeny Kuznetsov had the other Capitals goal while Vanecek made 22 saves. All three of Washington’s losses this season have come in overtime.

Washington had a 13-7 advantage in shots on goal in the first period but didn’t score until the final minute.

Sam Gagner tripped T.J. Oshie and that penalty allowed Washington to score a power-play goal with 55 seconds left in the period. Greiss made a skate save against Ovechkin but the puck bounced back to the perennial All-Star, who fired a shot from his knee over Greiss’ right leg. Lars Eller and Anthony Mantha, playing against his former team for the first time, got the assists.

Detroit had a 7-4 advantage in shots on goal in the second period, which ended with the Capitals still up 2-1.

Washington’s next power-play goal came four minutes into the second period. With Danny DeKeyser in the box for hooking, Kuznetsov scored from the right circle. The Capitals won a faceoff in Detroit’s zone and Conor Sheary passed it to Kuznetsov, who beat Greiss through the five-hole. Oshie was credited with the second assist.

Erne put the Wings on the board at 9:17 of the second period. Filip Hronek skated around Vanecek and fed Erne, who banged in his second goal of the season. Vladislav Namestnikov got the second assist.

Fabbri scored in front at 2:03 of the third period to tie it up. The Red Wings won a battle for the rebound on the play with Erne and Pius Suter gaining the assists.

–Field Level Media