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Olaf Kolzig makes 48 saves to lead Capitals over Lightning 5-2

The Capitals stopped a six-game losing streak behind Kolzig, who turned aside 16 shots in the first and 23 of 25 during the third. Washington is 4-0-2 when allowing 40 or more shots this season. Kolzig made 20 or more saves in the four victories.

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Kris Beech, Boyd Gordon, Chris Clark and Alexander Ovechkin also scored for the Capitals, who had been outscored 25-9 during their skid.

Nick Tarnasky and Vincent Lecavalier scored third-period goals for the Lightning, who lost for fourth time in 11 games.