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The Noon Number: From the Office

NHL: Edmonton Oilers at Washington Capitals Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

99 - Differential between the number of power-play goals scored by Alex Ovechkin since entering the League in 2005 and the next-highest total on the list over that span. Ovechkin picked up power-play goal #234 of his career last night against Edmonton, increasing his lead over Thomas Vanek and Evgeni Malkin (135 power-play goals apiece).

In fact, the difference between first and second on that list is the same as the difference between 2nd and 192nd - and if you only counted power-play goals, Ovechkin would still crack the top 50 in goals at all situations dating back to the start of his rookie season.

With his goal last night, Ovechkin also moved into a tie with Marcel Dionne for seventh all-time in power-play goals, and continued to extend his franchise-best mark (which he’s held since the 2013-14 season).