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Alexander Ovechkin scores after corralling own rebound

After more than 36 minutes of scoreless hockey, Ovechkin decided to take matters into his own hands.

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Alex Ovechkin is incredibly difficult to stop when he attacks at full speed. When he attacks at full speed and is given a second chance, odds are, he's going to score.

Minnesota's Devan Dubnyk learned this the hard way Thursday night. A little more than halfway through the inter-conference matchup, the Russian superstar broke a scoreless tie by sprinting up ice, grabbing his own rebound and knocking one home.