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Perreault scores twice as Capitals beat Senators 3-2


Mathieu Perreault scored twice, Eric Fehr had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals ended their National Hockey League losing streak at eight games, beating the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Sunday.

Washington scored three times in a 6:21 span early in the second to erase a 2-0 deficit. The Capitals, who also had two goals disallowed, had been held to 11 goals during their 0-6-2 skid.

Michal Neuvirth stopped 24 shots for Washington.


In Detroit, Michigan, Loui Eriksson scored at 4:18 of overtime to give Dallas a comeback victory over Detroit in a game between the top two teams in the Western Conference.

Eriksson also had two assists, Brenden Morrow scored twice, Brad Richards added a goal and Andrew Raycroft stopped 28 shots to help Dallas pull within a point of conference-leading Detroit.

Pavel Datsyuk and Johan Franzen each had a goal and an assist and Patrick Eaves also scored for Detroit.


In Chicago, Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith and Fernando Pisani scored, while rookie Corey Crawford made 26 saves as Chicago beat Los Angeles.

The Blackhawks won their second straight game, allowing only one power play after a penalty-free game on Friday night in a 4-1 victory over Detroit.


In Denver, Colorado, T.J. Galiardi broke a second-period tie and Craig Anderson stopped 27 shots as Colorado beat Montreal.

Ryan Wilson and Kevin Porter also scored for the Avalanche, the highest-scoring team in the NHL. Michael Cammalleri and Alexandre Picard scored for Montreal.

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