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The Noon Number: Two for Four-Two

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A look at some synergy between the Caps' captain and starting goalie

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42 - Number of goals for Alex Ovechkin and wins for Braden Holtby after each added one last night, making them only the 13th set of teammates to reach those numbers in the same season in NHL history.

Here's the previous dozen:

Season Team Goal-Scorer (Goals) Goalie (Wins)
2011-12 Penguins Evgeni Malkin (50) Marc-Andre Fleury (42)
2009-10 Sharks Patrick Marleau (44) Evgeni Nabokov (44)
2005-06 Devils Brian Gionta (48) Martin Brodeur (43)
2000-01 Devils Alexander Mogilny (43) Martin Brodeur (42)
1993-94 Rangers* Adam Graves (52) Mike Richter (42)
1992-93 Penguins Mario Lemieux (69), Kevin Stevens (55), Rick Tocchet (48) Tom Barrasso (43)
1990-91 Blackhawks Steve Larmer (44) Ed Belfour (43)
1975-76 Canadiens* Guy Lafleur (56), Steve Shutt (45) Ken Dryden (42)
1974-75 Flyers* Reggie Leach (45) Bernie Parent (44)
1955-56 Canadiens* Jean Beliveau (47) Jacques Plante (42)
1951-52 Red Wings* Gordie Howe (47) Terry Sawchuk (44)
1950-51 Red Wings Gordie Howe (43) Terry Sawchuk (44)

* Stanley Cup Champion