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The Noon Countdown: Alex Ovechkin's Even Strength

Counting down the days until the 2014-15 season with a look at the captain's prolific scoring touch at even strength 27 - Number of days remaining until the Caps open the 2014-15 season. But it's also... ...the number of goals scored at even strength by Alex Ovechkin in 2013-14, over half of his total for the season. Only Max Pacioretty and Jamie Benn (both 28), Phil Kessel (29) and Corey Perry (35) had more even-strength tallies than Ovechkin, and only 38 players in the NHL had as many or more goals total. It also accounted for the second-lowest percentage of total goals he's scored in...

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