Ovechkin Ties Wayne Gretzky and Mark Recchi On All-Time Game-winning Goal List

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With his 109th career multi-goal game against the Winnipeg Jets, Alex Ovechkin continues to climb the record books. One of his two goals, an overtime winner, placed him alongside the names of legends. 

Ovechkin’s overtime power play goal was his 91st career game-winning goal, which ties him with Hockey Hall of Famer Wayne Gretzky and four-time Stanley Cup winner Mark Recchi for 16th on the all-time game-winning goals list.

For The Great Eight, it’s just another step further into the record books, and Capitals fans can bet he will have many more left in his legendary career.

By Michael Fleetwood

About Michael Fleetwood

Michael Fleetwood was born into a family of diehard Capitals fans and has been watching games as long as he can remember. He was born the year the Capitals went to their first Stanley Cup Final, and is a diehard Caps fan, the owner of the very FIRST Joe Beninati jersey and since then, has met Joe himself. His favorite player became former Capital Nate Schmidt after he met Schmidt in a Hershey hotel while in Hershey PA to see the Bears play, shortly after Schmidt was injured during a conditioning stint. Michael is also a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Orioles, and enjoys photography, watching WildEarth TV's SafariLive live safaris, and watching animals in his spare time. (Photo by Adam Vingan in 2014 at the Capitals Development Camp).
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