The game, which took place in the US capital, ended in overtime with a score of 2: 1 in favor of the Florida team.

As part of Washington, Alexander Ovechkin scored the puck (39th minute).

Mikhail Sergachev (45th) scored against Tampa.

The victory for the "Lightning" in overtime brought the goal of Stephen Stamkos (65th).

Tampa goalkeeper Andrey Vasilevsky made 32 saves.

The 36-year-old Ovechkin has brought his number of goals in the NHL regular season to 733.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian hockey player Vasily Podkolzin scored the first goal in the NHL.