Alex Ovechkin scored his 16th and 17th goals of the season to lead the Capitals in a 4-1 win over the Blues at Verizon Center in DC. Vladimir Sobotka had the lone goal for St. Louis, which had won five out of six. Jaroslav Halak was yanked from the net after allowing three goals on six shots. Brian Elliott stopped 13 out of 14 shots the rest of the way. The Blues are at Buffalo tomorrow night.