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Alexander Ovechkin, captain of the Washington Capitals scored 2 seconds in the power play, late in the first period of game 1 of Eastern Conference finals of the 2017-2018 Stanley Cup playoffs.

What are the fastest power play goals ever scored in the regular season and postseason in the history of the NHL?

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    It won't be much quicker than that :-p I suppose there's probably some crazy example where someone scored directly from the faceoff. Or certainly something where it went straight to a shot, like this. But doubt you'll get an official record when it's going to be such quick values, and no one likely bothers precisely timing such! – JeopardyTempest May 14 '18 at 21:05
  • I can't answer your question but I can tell you that the fastest goal in overtime during a Stanley cup final has been scored by Brian Skrudland after only 9 seconds in 1986 – Luc M Jun 24 '18 at 14:44
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Alex Ovechkin appears to have at least tied this record in looking at the Game Stats of the Caps' 6 to 0 win over the Canes on April 20, 2019. In P3 there is a penalty call at 10:12 and Ovie's PPG is at 10:14.

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