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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Super Swede is super, Ovechkin crosses another milestone off his To-Do list, Hershey hangs on and more.

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  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's overtime victory: From us (QuickCap, recap), Vogs, Monumental video (Trotz, Backstrom, Carlson, Peters, Fehr), NHL.com, AP, CSNW, WaPo (gamer, blog),  PeerlessFrankovic, DSP (plus three stars), RMNB, DC Pro Sports Report, Brooks Laichyear (with the #fancystats), News & Observer and Canes Country.
    • Green-to-Ovechkin-to-a-monster-rebound-to-Backstrom for the overtime win. Beauty. [Capitals Voice (Walton call), RMNB]
    • Nicklas Backstrom was only too happy to send the hometown fans home with a bright shiny "W", two standings points and half-price pizza. [CSNW (postgame interview)]
    • Congrats are in order on the occasion of the Captain's four hundredth assist, achieved with a cannon shot off Anton Khudobin's pad and bounced right onto Backstrom's stick for the OTGWG. [@washcaps]
    • Tom Wilson headed down the tunnel in evident pain during the second period and did not return for the third. From post-game reports, it's a lower-body issue but not his surgically-repaired leg. Get well soon, Whip. [RMNB, PHT, @ChuckGormleyCSN]
    • Oh hai there old friend Alexander Semin . [RMNB]
  • #OccupyNet. [WaPo]
  • Down a level, Hershey had a 4-2 victory over the Hartford Wolf Pack after staging a comeback from a 2-0 deficit... [Patriot-News]
  • ... Connor Carrick laid a monster his on former Bear Ryan Potulny and then scored the game-tying goal, a big relief after having a bit of a rocky start to his season... [Patriot-News]
  • ... and Kris Newbury stayed atop the AHL scoring leaderboard by potting two goals against his former team. [Inside Hockey]
  • Read up on the Caps' prospects doing their prospect thing. [THW]
  • Finally, they call it... puppy love. Also, Brooks Laich looks to be working on a serious flow. [E! online]