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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Goals
Rank Player G
1 L. Draisaitl, Edm21
2 A. Ovechkin, Was20
3t C. Kreider, NYR16
3t A. Mangiapane, Cgy16
3t C. McDavid, Edm16
6 T. Terry, Anh15
7t K. Connor, Wpg14
7t A. DeBrincat, Chi14
7t A. Matthews, Tor14
10t M. Duchene, Nsh13
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Save Percentage
Rank Player Sv%
1 J. Campbell, Tor.942
2 J. Markstrom, Cgy.939
3 I. Shesterkin, NYR.937
4 T. Jarry, Pit.934
5 J. Reimer, SJ.934
6 F. Andersen, Car.928
7 A. Vasilevskiy, TB.927
8 B. Holtby, Dal.927
9 I. Sorokin, NYI.925
10 J. Quick, LA.924
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