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(Sports Network) - Alexander Ovechkin will put the NHL's current longest scoring streak on the line tonight in Ottawa, where his Washington Capitals begin a three-game road trip by facing the Senators at Scotiabank Place.

Ovechkin has notched at least one point in 11 consecutive games, which ties a career-high for the second-year sensation. The reigning NHL Rookie of the Year has amassed 18 points (6 goals, 12 assists) during this latest run and contributed a goal and an assist in Washington's most recent game, a 7-3 victory over Carolina on Saturday.

Alexander Semin scored twice and assisted on another for the Capitals, who avenged a 6-2 setback to the Hurricanes one night earlier. Chris Clark and Kris Beech also lit the lamp in the win, while Olaf Kolzig made 34 saves for Washington.

Ovechkin's other 11-game point streak came during his rookie campaign, when he compiled five goals and 12 assists from March 18-April 7, 2006.

The Capitals, who will also play Florida and Pittsburgh on this trek, are 9-11-4 on the road for the season.

The red-hot Senators were finally stopped on Monday, when Montreal's David Aebischer stopped 26-of-27 shots to lead the Canadiens to a 3-1 victory on Ken Dryden night at the Bell Centre.

Ottawa had posted victories in seven of its last eight games and was 12-2-1 over a 15-game span prior to the loss.

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