NHL Hockey

Ovechkin scores 750th, Caps top Jackets

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WASHINGTON (AP) Alex Ovechkin found a new goaltender to score on for another milestone goal, though this time the name rang a bell.

Ovechkin beat Daniil Tarasov for his 20th goal of the season and 750th of his NHL career to help the Washington Capitals beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 Saturday night and snap a two-game skid.

"I think I play against his father back in Russia," Ovechkin said.

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Points
Rank Player Pts G A
1 L. Draisaitl, Edm432122
2 C. McDavid, Edm421626
3 A. Ovechkin, Was392019
4 N. Kadri, Col30921
5 K. Kaprizov, Min29920
6 J. Huberdeau, Fla29821
7 E. Kuznetsov, Was28820
8 J. Gaudreau, Cgy27918
9 S. Stamkos, TB261214
10 A. Panarin, NYR26719
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Goals Against Average
Rank Player GAA
1 J. Markstrom, Cgy1.76
2 J. Campbell, Tor1.78
3 T. Jarry, Pit1.92
4 F. Andersen, Car2.04
5 I. Shesterkin, NYR2.05
6 J. Reimer, SJ2.06
7 A. Vasilevskiy, TB2.13
8 J. Swayman, Bos2.26
9 B. Holtby, Dal2.30
10 J. Saros, Nsh2.37
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