He’s Still Got It: Alex Ovechkin Scores First Goal of the 2020-21 Season, 707th Career Goal Against Penguins

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He’s still got it! Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his first goal of the 2020-21 season and his 707th career goal on Sunday as the Capitals clashed with the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena.

Ovechkin’s goal came at the 14:24 mark in the first period, giving the Capitals a 2-1 lead. Forward Tom Wilson and center Evgeny Kuznetsov had the assists.

He is now one goal shy of passing Mike Gartner (708) for the seventh most goals in NHL history.

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is an aspiring novelist and screenwriter who earned a BFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University in 2021. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Screenwriting from Regent University. Della comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for hockey in 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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