Category Archives: Offense

“See You At 800”: Wayne Gretzky Congratulates Alex Ovechkin on Reaching 700 Goals

Getty Images When it comes to NHL greats, there is no player greater than Wayne Gretzky, appropriately nicknamed The Great One. The NHL’s greatest player of all-time is widely respected around the league and holds dozens of NHL records, topped … Continue reading

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Countdown Complete! Alex Ovechkin Scores 700th Career Goal Against New Jersey Devils

The question on everyone’s mind heading into the 2019-20 season was when Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin would reach the 700-goal milestone, as he entered the season with 658 goals and would need a reasonable 42 goals to become the eighth … Continue reading

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T.J. For Two! T.J. Oshie Scores Two Goals on Two Shots Against Golden Knights

Ethan Miller/Getty Images North America The Washington Capitals’ first two periods against former teammate Nate Schmidt and the Vegas Golden Knights on Monday evening did not start off well. Down 3-0 heading into the second intermission, the team needed to … Continue reading

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Carl Keeps Cruising: Carl Hagelin Continues Productive Points Streak With Goal Against Coyotes

Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images Heading into their final late-night game of the season, the Capitals were looking to keep their momentum headed in the right direction after a win against the Colorado Avalanche. Down 1-0 nearing the end of the second … Continue reading

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Tiger in the Spotlight: Lars Eller’s Effectiveness A Bright Spot During Capitals’ Struggles

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals’ struggles over the last several games have been a blemish on an otherwise strong season, and have highlighted a number of issues the team and its coaching staff will be looking to address … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records 27th Career Hat Trick Against Los Angeles Kings, Moves Closer to 700 Goals

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Since before and after the All-Star break, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been the NHL’s hottest player. Ending the two games before the All-Star break with consecutive hat tricks, the Capitals’ captain for was named … Continue reading

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A Deuce for Tiger: Lars Eller Scores Two Goals in Capitals’ Super Bowl Sunday Game Against the Penguins

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images While a 4-3 loss to the Metropolitan Division Rival Pittsburgh Penguins in the Capitals’ latest Super Bowl Sunday home contest left a sour taste in the mouths of the team and fans in Alex Ovechkin … Continue reading

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The Great Eight in Eighth!! Alex Ovechkin Passes Mark Messier For Eighth All-time In Goals

Alex Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images Having already tied the great Mark Messier in the second period of the Capitals’ 5-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin made history yet again in the closing minute … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Mark Messier for Eighth All-Time on NHL Goals List; Extends Goal Scoring Streak to Five Games

Alex Ovechkin has had himself a productive last few weeks of December. With two consecutive hat tricks before the All-Star break, and putting himself back in Maurice Richard Trophy contention since returning, The Great Eight has climbed the NHL record … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Passes Steve Yzerman to Take Possession of Ninth On All-Time Goals List

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin headed into the NHL All-Star bye week having recorded two consecutive hat tricks in as many games and moving further up on the NHL’s all-time Goals Scored List. On Wednesday Night, in a nationally-televised game at … Continue reading

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