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Ovechkin's goal is SportsCenter's top play

That's two days in a row D.C.-ish athletes have earned the top spot on ESPN's list of top plays. Thursday, it was Mustapha Farrakhan's nasty dunk for Virginia. Friday, it was Alex Ovechkin's one-handed left-handed 500th-point goal.

Also, if you haven't opened your paper yet (and yes, I know you subscribe), Ovechkin and the Caps made A1, above the fold, along with the snow. The page was beautifully designed by designer Jon Wile, although it's even more beautiful with this addition

By Dan Steinberg  |  February 5, 2010; 11:27 AM ET
Categories:  Caps , Media  
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Paper? cancelled my subscription when I found out the Post was not sending Steinberg to cover the Olympics in Vancouver.

Posted by: pearlbullets | February 5, 2010 11:41 AM | Report abuse

The cool kids on twitter are going with "snOvechkin".

Works much better.
Also good it, snOMG!!!

Posted by: TheOriginalEgon | February 5, 2010 11:58 AM | Report abuse

That was definitely #1 worthy, but the tic-tac-toe passing play from Ovie to Semin to Knuble definitely could've been #2. Go Caps!

Posted by: jcleggette | February 5, 2010 12:55 PM | Report abuse

@jcleggett -- Uh, what game were you watching? That was Ovie to BACKSTROM to Knuble! Semin hasn't been on their line for awhile now. Why, oh why, can't BACKIS get the respect he so deserves?!!! The man had 5, YES 5, points last night people! Let's show a little RESPECT!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: capswench | February 5, 2010 1:50 PM | Report abuse

capswench, 19's never going to seek or receive the attention 8 gets nightly. We'll not let it spoil our enjoyment of the SuperSwede. I'm pretty sure that was his 2nd 5-point game this season...

Posted by: redlineblue | February 5, 2010 4:09 PM | Report abuse

There is a feature about Backs on,a must read. Note to GMGM...SIGN HIM NOW!!!.

Posted by: zosodave | February 5, 2010 4:23 PM | Report abuse

Time to head to Verizon -- S, N, O, W, CAPS CAPS CAPS!!!

Posted by: Section104 | February 5, 2010 5:03 PM | Report abuse

too bad he's the second best player in the league behind Sid. Ha Ha

Posted by: ewisler | February 5, 2010 5:55 PM | Report abuse

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