Don’t look now, but Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has goals in three straight. Just 34 seconds into the first period, Barry Trotz’s newly configured top line paid dividends. After Troy Brouwer ripped a shot on Cory Schneider, Ovechkin snatched the tasty rebound, skated to the right circle, and wristed the shot stick-side.
I have never seen John Carlson happier (GIFs by @myregularface)
This isn’t even the quickest goal of Ovechkin’s career. He scored 19 seconds into a game against Buffalo on March 17, 2013.
That makes five goals in four games for Ovi. He’s on pace for 100-plus, which is totally realistic, I promise.
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