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Sixtysomethings

For these stars, reaching the coveted plateau was a feat to be repeated
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WITH 57 goals through Sunday, Alexander Ovechkin was close to joining the 17 players who have scored 60 or more in a season. None have done it in the last 12 years, and only eight (including Mario Lemieux, right) have hit that magic number more than once—a club that the Capitals' electric winger, still only 22, seems likely to join.

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DAVID E. KLUTHO