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To declare Alexander Ovechkin scorching hot would be an understatement.
After netting a natural hat trick in the third period of his season debut versus the Ottawa Senators, the Washington Capitals captain scored three more in the first period Saturday with the Montreal Canadiens in town.
Remarkably, it’s only taken Ovechkin 12:13 of ice-time to score all six goals.
Just for good measure Ovechkin would later get credit for his fourth of the game in the second period.
Let’s see what else he can do.