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And the Countdown Continues: Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goals No. 798 and 799 Against Chicago Blackhawks, Pulls Within One of 800, Two of Tying Gordie Howe

Michael Reaves/Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 798th and 799th career goals in the first period of the team’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday night, putting him to within one of reaching 800 goals in … 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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Surprise, Surprise: Goal No. 790 Brings With It More Historical Significance For Alex Ovechkin

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images As if the Washington Capitals’ 3-2 come-from-behind overtime victory against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night at Capital One Arena wasn’t already a morale boost to the locker room, the game-winning goal by captain Alex … Continue reading

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More Milestones In Motown: A Look At Alex Ovechkin’s Latest Edits To NHL Record Book

Photo: Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1, Thursday night in the Motor City. And while the Capitals results have been somewhat underwhelming to start the 2022-23 season, Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s Game Winning Goal Passes Gordie Howe for Second Place on All Time List

Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal in the Capitals’ 6-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.  The goal was the 122nd game-winner of his career, allowing him to pass Gordie Howe for second place on the all-time … Continue reading

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Jaromir Jagr T-Boned By Tram In Prague: “I Thought It Was My End”

Former Washington Capitals forward and long-time NHL veteran, Jaromir Jagr, was involved in a high-speed collision with a tram in the Czech Republic on Wednesday. Jagr, 50, who plays for and owns the Kladno Knights of the Czech League, said … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Records 131st Career Game-Opening Goal, Tied For Second On All-Time List

Photo: Nick Wass/AP Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored the game’s first goal in the Capitals’ 9-2 win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. It’s the 131st time in his career that he’s scored the game’s first goal, tying … Continue reading

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No. 8 at Number 3: Alex Ovechkin Scores 767th Career Goal to Pass Jaromir Jagr for Third Place in NHL History

Photo: Robb Carr/NHL via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 767th career goal against the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. The goal moved him ahead of one-time Capital Jaromir Jagr (766) for sole possession of third … Continue reading

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‘Russian’ to Capitals Career Milestones Against The Canucks: Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin

Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images Many fans watching Friday’s Washington Capitals and Vancouver Canucks game were anticipating Alex Ovechkin scoring his 767th career goal, which would have moved him past Jaromir Jagr for sole possession of third place on … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goals 765 And 766 to Tie Jaromir Jagr for Third Place All Time

Photo: Gerry Thomas/NHL Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 765th and 766th career goal in a come-from-behind 5-4 win against the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. The two goals tie Jaromir Jagr for third place on the NHL’s all-time … Continue reading

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