Monday, December 11, 2006

Ovechkin Named NHL's Third Star For The Week

Caps forward Alex Ovechkin today was named the NHL's "Third Star" for the week. Per
Ovechkin tied for the League scoring lead with seven points (one goal, six assists) as the Capitals won two of three games. He opened the week with three assists in a 6-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators Dec. 6, tallied an assist on the lone Washington goal in a 6-1 loss to the Anaheim Ducks Dec. 8 and recorded three points (one goal, two assists) in a 5-3 victory at Philadelphia Dec. 9. Ovechkin leads the Capitals and is 13th in NHL scoring with 35 points (17 goals, 18 assists) entering tonight's game....

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