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The Noon Number: Ovech1K1n

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A look at just how important the captain’s production has been over the years

Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

37.1 - Percent of Capitals goals since 2005-06 on which Alex Ovechkin has earned a point. Since Ovechkin’s rookie season, the Caps have scored 2695 goals (second-most in the League over that span) - including many scored in games in which he didn’t play - and he’s tallied a point on 1001 of them.

As incredible as that number is, it’s equally amazing - if not more so - that 20.3% of those goals were scored by Ovechkin himself, picking up #545 and 546 last night against the Penguins.