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Alex Ovechkin Passes Gordie Howe for Second Place In Goals Scored By Player Over 36 Years Of Age; Ties Pavel Bure’s Record For Empty Net Goals

Photo: John McCreary/Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored an empty net goal at 19:58 of the third period in the Capitals 4-2 win over the Boston Bruins on Sunday. The tally gave the Capitals a much-needed insurance goal, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s Game Winning Goal Ties Gordie Howe for Second Place on All Time List — Ties Jari Kurri in NHL Points

Photo by John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Image Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal in the Capitals’ 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. The goal was the 121st game-winner of his career, tying him with Gordie Howe … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s 750th Career Goal Is His 118th Game-Winning Goal – Tying Phil Esposito for Third Place All Time

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals’ Captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 750th career goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday night. It was not only his 750th career goal and his 20th goal of the 2021-22 season, but … 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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Going Gray While Lighting the Lamp: A Look at Goal Production at an Advanced Age and Alex Ovechkin’s Chances of Catching Gretzky

USA TODAY At the age of 34, Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin already has over 40 goals for the 2019-20 season (currently on hiatus) and has already scored the 700th career goal of his NHL career.  The question has been … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Wins 8th Rocket Richard Trophy; Sets Record For Most Times Leading League in Goals

Alex Ovechkin added one more record to his arsenal of recoreds set during the 2018-19 season.  He led the NHL in goals, once again, this time with 51 goals.  This is the eighth time he has led the league in … Continue reading

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