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GIF: Alex Ovechkin misses wide open net vs. Red Wings

Alex Ovechkin leads the league with 38 goals in 51 games this season, and is on pace to push for 60 by year's end.

During Sunday's game against the Detroit Red Wings, he missed a golden opportunity to bury his 39th, missing an open-net power-play opportunity late in the first.

[Courtesy NBC]

Wayne Gretzky once said "you miss 100 percent of the shots you don't take", and sometimes you miss ones that you 100 percent should make. 

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