Forward Ilya Kovalchuk recorded his first point as a Washington Capital on Sunday night as the team clashed with the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center.
Kovalchuk had the secondary assist on captain Alex Ovechkin’s goal at the 10:59 mark of the opening frame. Center Evgeny Kuznetsov also assisted in the Russian trio.
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It was his 14th point of the season but the first point as a Capital.
Ilya Kovalchuk recorded an assist on Ovechkin’s second goal, marking his first point as a Capital.
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The Capitals lead 3-2 at the end of the first period.
By Della Young