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Alexander Ovechkin, Shots on Goal, and the NHL Playoffs

Published by on May 2, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

As the NHL Playoffs continue, the most anticipated Conference Quarterfinal match-up features the Pittsburgh Penguins versus the Washington Capitals (thank you, Carolina!).  Or, as many fans see this series, Sidney Crosby versus Alexander Ovechkin.

And with that in mind, I think it is worth revisiting the debate over Ovechkin's shots on goal.

On 21 April, I wrote an article here comparing Ovechkin to NBA star Allen Iverson.  The comparison focused on the amount of shots each takes compared to the rest of their respective team and how it is potentially detrimental to the playoff success of their team.

Needless to state that the comparison received a lot of criticism and feedback.  Some were ...

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