Ovechkin continues to torment Islanders

UNIONDALE, New York (Ticker) -- Alex Ovechkin continued hispersonal destruction of the New York Islanders.Ovechkin scored two power-play goals Monday, including thegame-winner 1:46 into overtime, as the Washington Capitalsposted a 2-1 victory over the Islanders.It marked the second time in as many visits to Long Island thi Brian Quick Jersey season that the reigning Hart Trophy winner scored in overtimeto defeat the Islanders. He also netted the game-winner in a 5-4victory here on December 6."He raises the bar that he wants people to play as hard as him,"Washington coach Bruce Boudreau said. "You watch how hard heplays. How can you not want to play with that intensity andpa sion every night Earnest Byner Jersey when he's doing that?"Left alone on the left doorstep, Ovechkin took a perfectcro s-ice pa s from Alexander Semin for a tap-in goal to givethe Capitals their third straight victory."It was a sick pa s," said Ovechkin, who peppered goaltenderYann Danis with eight shots. Shawn Lauvao Jersey "It's Semin, so he createdopportunities for me to score goals.""I thought I had it covered," Danis said. "(Semin) made a goodpa s and Ovechkin had an open net."Monday's game- Dexter Manley Jersey winner came after New York defenseman Brendan Wittwas called for a slashing penalty against Ovechkin 85 secondsinto the overtime."He broke my stick," Ovechkin said. "That's why (the penalty)was called.""I thought the penalty was pretty weak," New York coach ScottGordon said. "It was one-handed. It would be one thing if itwas a two-hand slash."