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Is Alexander Ovechkin Really The Best?

Published by on April 26, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

This was the year where the Capitals were supposed to take a good run in the playoffs.  The young team had playoff experience from last year, more balanced offense, the highest scoring defenseman in the league, and goal tending that should be "good enough."  Most of all, they have Alexander Ovechkin, the consensus choice for the NHL's best player and MVP.

What happened? Ovechkin made headlines by not scoring in the first three games of the series, and of course the Capitals lost games one and two at home. Is it possible that Ovechkin has choked a little under all of the pressure?

When you compare his stats from the regular season to his stats...

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