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The Noon Number: Multitalented Players

A look at some multipoint performances so far this season

Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

5 - Number of Capitals players who have had at least three multipoint games so far this season, which ties Toronto for the most in the League. John Carlson (5), Alex Ovechkin (5), Nicklas Backstrom (4), Evgeny Kuznetsov (4) and T.J. Oshie (3) all check in with multiple multi-point games; Carlson and Ovechkin join Auston Matthews, Patrice Bergeron, and Connor McDavid as the only players to have at least five of them.

As noted yesterday, Carlson is having a particularly good start to the season, and in putting up five multipoint games so far has also made a bit of history: