Alex Ovechkin was the only player from either team to find the net in the shootout. Braden Holtby made 35 saves and then was perfect in the shootout. Mike Green scored with 13 seconds remaining in the first period.
John Tavares scored two power-play goals in the third period to lift the New York Islanders to a 5-2 win over Washington, ending the Capitals' three-game winning streak.
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