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A Man of Many Milestones: Alex Ovechkin To Play in His 1,300th NHL Game, Becoming the 14th Player to Do So With A Single Franchise

Photo: Washington Capitals On Saturday night against the Calgary Flames Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played in his 1,300th NHL game. He becomes the 14th individual to do so with a single franchise. Overall, he ranks 66th in games played … Continue reading

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Road Goal Warrior — Alex Ovechkin Passes Wayne Gretzky For Most Goals On The Road

Photo: Len Redkoles/NHL via Getty Images With two first-period goals on Monday night against the Vancouver Canucks, Alex Ovechkin has now passed Wayne Gretzky for first place for most career goals scored on the road.

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Report: International Hockey Academy Named for Alex Ovechkin Being Built in Moscow

It was bound to happen sooner or later — a building named for Alex Ovechkin. There are now plans to build the Alexander Ovechkin International Hockey Academy in Moscow. According to the website of the mayor and the government of … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s First Hockey Coach Alexander Filippov, “I Have to Be the Best, That’s His Mentality”

Photo: Sport24 Russia Sport24 recently aired an extended feature on Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, as part of their series on the development of hockey stars from different parts of Russia. The feature included an interview with Ovechkin’s parents (here) … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s Parents Recount His Dedication To Hockey At A Young Age

Photo: Sport24 Russia Sport24 recently aired a feature on Alex Ovechkin, as part of a series about the development of hockey stars from different parts of Russia. One of the topics discussed in the feature was Ovechkin’s dedication to hockey, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Plays In 1,200th Career NHL Game

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played his very first game on October 5, 2005, a home game for the Washington Capitals against the Columbus Blue Jackets. Ovechkin played in his 1,200th career NHL games Tuesday night.

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Alex Ovechkin Records 150th Multi-Goal Game On Night He Passes Marcel Dionne On The All-Time Goals List

Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin piled up even more milestones in Wednesday’s opening night game against the New York Rangers, besides scoring the goal to tie Marcel Dionne and the goal to pass Marcel Dionne for 5th place … Continue reading

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Aging Like A Fine, Goal-Scoring Wine: The Most Productive NHL Players Past Age 35 And What That Could Mean For Alex Ovechkin

Photo: Nick Wass/AP Alex Ovechkin, who just turned 36-years old, has scored a total of 730 goals in his NHL career, which ranks sixth on the All-Time List. Last season, he scored 24 goals in a campaign that was shortened … Continue reading

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36 Going on “More Legendary”: A Look at Washington Capitals Icon Alex Ovechkin’s Accomplishments Up to Age 36

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHL via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain and franchise face Alex Ovechkin turned 36-years old on Friday. The team drafted him with the first overall pick in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, but he did not make … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Celebrates 36th Birthday At Echostage

Photo: Echostage Alex Ovechkin has celebrated his birthday in many different ways over the years. He celebrated his 21st birthday at RNR Bar and Lounge in Washington DC, celebrated at various local restaurants, including Mari Vanna, the Russian restaurant in … Continue reading

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