Alex Ovechkin Scores His 625th Career Goal – Ties Joe Sakic and Jarome Iginla

Photo: NHL via Getty Images

Alex Ovechkin keeps piling up the milestones.  In the Washington Capitals’ 4-1 victory against the New York Islanders on Monday, Alex Ovechkin scored the team’s fourth goal, an empty net goal.  This goal ties him for #15 on the NHL’s All Time Goal Scoring list with Joe Sakic and Jarome Iginla.  His next goal will put him in sole possession of 15th place on the list. 

Tonight’s goal was Ovechkin’s 18th goal of the year and came on a night where Nicklas Backstrom got three assists and passed Peter Bondra for second place on the Caps’ All Time Points list.  Backstrom now has 827 points while Bondra had 825.

Related Reading
NoVa Caps Recap of Game
Backstrom Passes Bondra in Caps Career Points
Ovechkin Passes Bobby Hull for All Time Goals

By Diane Doyle

About Diane Doyle

Been a Caps fan since November 1975 when attending a game with my then boyfriend and now husband.
This entry was posted in News, Washington Capitals and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

10 Responses to Alex Ovechkin Scores His 625th Career Goal – Ties Joe Sakic and Jarome Iginla

  1. Pingback: Since Returning From Suspension, Tom Wilson is Turning Into Offensive Force For Capitals | NoVa Caps

  2. Pingback: Capitals Practice News Roundup: Kuznetsov Returns With The Team | NoVa Caps

  3. Pingback: Capitals Injury Updates On Michal Kempny, Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, T.J. Oshie, and Devante Smith-Pelly | NoVa Caps

  4. Pingback: New Jersey at Washington Preview: Capitals Go For Seven In A Row Against Devils On Friday Night | NoVa Caps

  5. Pingback: Has The Power In The East Shifted Towards The Atlantic Division? | NoVa Caps

  6. Pingback: Capitals Morning Skate News Roundup: Kuznetsov Back In The Lineup And Prep For the Devils | NoVa Caps

  7. Pingback: Report: Tom Wilson Avoids Suspension For Hit On Devils Forward Brett Seney | NoVa Caps

  8. Pingback: Alex Ovechkin Scores His 626th Career Goal – Passing Joe Sakic and Jarome Iginla for #15th on All Time List | NoVa Caps

  9. Pingback: Washington at Arizona Preview: Capitals Clash With Coyotes Looking To Bounce Back From Back-To-Back Losses | NoVa Caps

  10. Pingback: Alex Ovechkin Scores 30th Goal For 14th Consecutive Season | NoVa Caps

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.