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Orlov scores in OT as Capitals rally to beat Islanders 4-3

Dmitry Orlov scored at 4:27 of additional time as the Washington Capitals energized from three objectives down to down to beat the New York Islanders 4-3 on Monday night.

Garnet Hathaway, Tom Wilson and T.J. Oshie scored over the last 30 minutes of guideline after the Capitals followed 3-0. Darcy Kuemper had 27 recoveries to assist Washington with snapping a three-game long string of failures and improve to 14-4-2 since Dec. 5.

Sebastian Aho, Matt Martin and Hudson Fasching scored to assist the Islanders with building their lead from the get-go in the subsequent period. Ilya Sorokin got done with 31 recoveries.
Aho opened the scoring at 4:24 of the first, shooting a shot from the point past Keumper for his fourth objective of the time. Islander defensemen have 27 objectives this season, attached with Carolina for the association lead.

Martin scored with 6:51 left in the period with his fourth and Fasching expanded the lead to 3-0 at 3:51 of the second with his third.

Hathaway got through for the Capitals with his seventh at 10:01 of the center time frame. Alex Ovechkin had a help on the play, stretching out his group captain to 50 places.

Wilson made it 3-2 with his most memorable objective this season with 6:52 left in the second. Wilson was playing just his fourth game following recuperation from left knee medical procedure.

The Islanders held the thin lead entering the third and were 16-2-0 while driving through 40 minutes this season.

Oshie tied it when his remote chance from right inside the blueline at the left point evaded Sorokin at 5:54 of the third for Oshie’s 10th of the time.

Oshie then, at that point, set up Orlov for the triumphant objective in the last moment of extra time.

Recalling GINO
The Islanders held a pre-game snapshot of quiet for Gino Odjick, the previous forward who passed on Sunday at age 52. Odjick played 82 games for the Islanders more than three seasons in the last part of the 1990s.

Zach Parise played in his 127th sequential game for the Islanders. The 38-year-old forward has played each game since joining the group in October 2021.

Capitals: Host Minnesota on Tuesday night.

Islanders: Host Boston on Wednesday night.