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Even in defeat, Alex is great

Alexander Ovechkin was stopped by Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas on a point blank attempt.
Alexander Ovechkin was stopped by Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas on a point blank attempt. (Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin) Globe Staff Photo / Barry Chin
By Kevin Paul Dupont
Globe Staff / January 27, 2006

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A little bit of greatness came to Causeway Street last night, even if the proof is hard to find in the game summary. Alexander Ovechkin, one of the wunderkinds of the new NHL, made his Boston debut, and picked up a lone assist, his 64th point, in Washington's 3-2 loss to the Bruins. (Full article: 1111 words)

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