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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal for His 10th 40-goal Season; Joins Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, and Marcel Dionne As the Only Players Ever to Do So

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images In the Capitals’ Sunday night game against the Anaheim Ducks, captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th goal of the season, his 10th 40-goal season of his career.

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Alex Ovechkin Sets Power Play Goal Record – Most Power Play Goals with a Single Franchise

Photo: @MonSportsNet The Washington Capitals game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night produced yet another Alex Ovechkin milestone.   The power play goal that he scored for the team’s fifth goal was his 237th power play goal and broke a … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Mario Lemieux on All-Time Power Play Goals List

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the Capitals 5-4 overtime victory over the Canadiens Monday night in Montreal. Ovechkin’s second goal, a power play goal from his office, moved him up to seventh on the … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Continues Historic Scoring Pace

Alex Ovechkin scored his ninth goal of the season and added his first assist of the season in the Capitals’ 5-2 win at the New Jersey Devils. Ovechkin’s goal was his 9th in the first five games this season. The … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin: Once in Nearly a Century

Graphic: @Smittysdesigns When Alexander Ovechkin was drafted by the Washington Capitals in 2004, he was expected to be a generational talent, much like NHL greats Mario Lemieux and Wayne Gretzky. And while both of those players were adept at scoring … Continue reading

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