Alex Ovechkin is the plague pharaoh was warned about. With two goals in the second period - just as he had exactly one week ago against the Minnesota Wild - the captain has six goals in the last four games, good for 37 on the year and three more than the next most NHL player.
Here they are, in all their GIF-y glory, thanks to our own Capitals Hill:
2-1 Capitals heading into the final stanza.
Third period ahead...