Ovechkin shoots... and scores! But how?
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Ovechkin shoots... and scores! But how?

How does Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin score so many goals? Canadian professor and author of "The Physics of Hockey" Alain Hache reveals the science of a slap shot, and what gives Ovechkin his edge. (AJ Chavar/The Washington Post)

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