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Peter Bondra Tops 400 Goals, First in Capitals Franchise History: Retro ReCaps: New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals – December 4, 2001
Photo: Washington Capitals Washington Capitals fans have been treated in recent years to major career milestones by Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, among others. Fans are now attending Capitals’ games, almost expecting to see one or more career milestones achieved.
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.
Comin’ In Hot Against the Devils: Alex Ovechkin Scores Seventh Goal In Seven Games, Moves Past Mark Messier In Even-Strength Goals
Patrick Smith/Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been on goal-scoring tear in his team’s last handful of games, something that fans and his teammates are no strangers to. On Thursday night, the former first overall pick continued that … Continue reading
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
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
Alex Ovechkin Passes Mark Messier On NHL’s All-Time Multi-Goal List
Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin recorded his 123rd career multi-goal game against the Canucks Monday night in Vancouver, surpassing Mark Messier (122) for sole possession of 13th on the NHL’s all-time list. He now sits within … Continue reading