Pavelec's counterpart, Branden Holtby, tallied 43 saves in regulation and overtime and a couple more in the shootout. Holtby turned in 16 saves in the second period, in which both teams scored three goals.
Ovechkin chipped in two goals in the second at 15:50 and 18:02. Ovechkin leads the NHL with nine goals this season and took seven of Washington's 32 shots on goal.
Little had two goals in the game. Grant Clitsome and Blake Wheeler also scored in regulation for the Jets, who ended their six-game homestand with a 2-3-1 mark.
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