Ovechkin Scores 50th Goal of the Season

Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin, center, celebrates with John Carlson, left, and Joel Ward, right, after scoring a goal against the St. Louis Blues during the first period at Scottrade Center. USA TODAY Sports via Reuters

Oft-criticized Caps superstar Alex Ovechkin scored a nifty goal Tuesday night to reach the 50-goal plateau for the first time since the 2009-10 season.

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