Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/19/05 at 11:10 AM ET
That Alexander Ovechkin has emerged from the first quarter of the season as a leading candidate for rookie of the year is a surprise to nobody. That he is already arguably the best player in the NHL, well, we didn't see that coming. But that's exactly what the Russian wunderkind has done with his remarkable start with the Washington Capitals. Ovechkin is the leading candidate for the Hart Trophy because he scores goals, big ones, and has gone from 26th place in the NHL's scoring list (through Thursday's games) to No. 1 in the Campbellnomics rankings.
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