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“The Net Is On Its Way”: New Jersey Devils Send The Net Alex Ovechkin Scored His 700th Goal Into To The Capitals

Photos: @NJDevils History was made on Saturday as Washington Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 700th career goal and became the eighth player in league history to hit the milestone. He joined The 700 Club as the Capitals clashed with … Continue reading

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Capitals To Honor Alex Ovechkin Reaching 700 Career Goals With Pre-game Ceremony Tuesday, February 25 Versus Winnipeg

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals will honor captain Alex Ovechkin’s 700-career goal milestone with a pre-game ceremony on Tuesday, February 25 following their tilt against the Winnipeg Jets. All fans in attendance will receive an Ovechkin 700vi jersey towel.

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Former Capitals’ Head Coach Barry Trotz: “If I Was A Betting Man, I Would Bet On [Alex Ovechkin] Breaking That Goal-scoring Record. In My Mind, There’s No Doubt He’s Going To Do It.”

Former Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz met with the media Monday morning following the Islanders morning skate at Capital One Arena. Trotz was asked about his former captain, Alex Ovechkin, who is heading into Monday’s game against Trotz and … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Dmitry Orlov To Play In 400th Consecutive Game vs. Kings, The Fifth-Longest Among Active NHL Players

Photo: NBCSW After appearing in his 500th career game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday, defenseman Dmitry Orlov will suit up in his 400th consecutive game when the Washington Capitals host the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night (7 PM … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Becomes First Goalie In NHL History To Win His First Nine Road Games

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov became the first goaltender in NHL history to win his first nine road games on Saturday afternoon when he made seven saves in the third period of the team’s 6-4 comeback … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Mario Lemieux For Career Goals

Alex Ovechkin scored his 690th NHL career goal against the New York Islanders Saturday afternoon at Nassau Coliseum.  The goal allowed him to tie Mario Lemieux for tenth place on the All Time list for career goals.

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Alex Ovechkin Moves Into Third In All-Time Power Play Goals

Greg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images Since he entered the league in 2005-06, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has made the Caps’ power play one of the most lethal in the league. His characteristic one-timer from his “office” has become one of … Continue reading

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St. Nick Gets No. 900! Nicklas Backstrom Records 900th NHL Point in 900th Career Game Played With Alex Ovechkin

Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images As if recording a primary assist on an Alex Ovechkin goal in their 900th game played together was not enough, Capitals Alternate Captain Nicklas Backstrom added another milestone to his already acclaimed NHL career by … Continue reading

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2,500 and Counting: Capitals’ Assistant Equipment Manager Craig “Woody” Leydig Works 2,500th Game Against Columbus Blue Jackets

Washington Capitals For a hockey team to succeed, it it takes more than just players, coaches, front office staff, and the team personnel most familiar to fans. One such group of personnel includes the equipment staff, who are crucial to … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Passes Mike Gartner For Seventh In Multi-Goal Games and Passes Phil Housley for Career Points; Nicklas Backstrom Passes Peter Forsberg

Photo: NHL Via Getty Images In Thursday night’s tilt against the Florida Panthers, Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the second period.  The multi-goal outing is the 136th game in his career where he has scored more than one goal, allowing … Continue reading

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