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by Paul on 12/21/11 at 04:06 PM ET
from Tarik El-Bashir of the Washington Post,
“When he’s getting scoring chances, hitting, bringing that energy, it fires everybody else up,” defenseman Karl Alzner said after a 4-1 victory, perhaps the Capitals’ most thorough of the Dale Hunter era. “He’s the most exciting guy in the league.
“When,” Alzner added after a pause, “he’s on his game.”
And there’s the rub.
Ovechkin has only been “on his game” a handful of times this season. So few, in fact, it would be wise not to let one good performance fool you.
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