Washington Capitals lost against Arizona Coyotes
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Tough game ends in victory for Coyotes

The game between the Washington Capitals and the Arizona Coyotes was unpredictable. Home team Washington held the lead with 1-0 at the beginning of the third period, but Arizona turned the course around and finally won with 3-2.

Arizona's Nick Ritchie scored the game-winning goal.

The first period was scoreless, and in the second period, the Capitals took the lead when Alex Ovechkin opened the scoring.

The Capitals increased the lead to 2-0 early in the third period when Anthony Mantha scored.

Josh Brown narrowed the gap to 2-1 three minutes later, assisted by Shayne Gostisbehere and Jack McBain.

Nick Ritchie tied the game 2-2 three minutes later, assisted by Travis Boyd and Shayne Gostisbehere.

The Coyotes took the lead with 36 seconds remaining of the third after a goal from Nick Ritchie, assisted by Barrett Hayton and Clayton Keller. With that, Ritchie completed the Arizona Coyotes' comeback.

Washington is now 5–6–2, while Arizona improves to 4–6–1.

The result brings no change for the teams in terms of league position: Washington in sixth place and Arizona in seventh.

Next games:

The Capitals host the Edmonton Oilers on Monday at 8 p.m. at Capital One Arena. The Coyotes will face Buffalo on the road on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at KeyBank Center.

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