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Alex Ovechkin scores from nearly impossible angle

Not many players can score from this angle. But Alex Ovechkin can.

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Alex Ovechkin continued to lap the field on Tuesday night when it comes to the NHL's goal scoring race by scoring his league-leading 33rd goal of the season (nobody else has more than 25), and it was a filthy one.

Positioned on the outside of the face-off circle and below the face-off dot, Ovechkin ripped a one-timer from a nearly impossible angle that somehow picked the corner over Antti Niemi's shoulder.

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Shots from that location just aren't supposed to go in. But that's what makes Ovechkin one of the best. With that goal he still finds himself on a pace to score more than 60 this season.

(Gif via @CapitalsHill of Japers' Rink)

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