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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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Bondra Nets Two Goals For Franchise Record: Retro Recap – Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals – November 30, 2001

Photo: Washington Capitals In recent years, Washington Capitals fans have been treated to numerous career milestones by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and others. It’s gotten to the point where fans often go to Capitals’ games expecting to see one or … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Peter Laviolette Passes Pat Quinn For the 11th-Most Wins By A Head Coach in NHL History

Washington Capitals’ Peter Laviolette had a milestone night himself on Wednesday. After the Capitals defeated the Montreal Canadiens 6-3 at Capital One Arena, Laviolette passed Pat Quinn (684) for the 11th-most wins by a head coach in NHL history.

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 742nd Career Goal To Pass Brett Hull For Fourth Place On All Time List

Photo by Ben Jackson/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 742nd career NHL goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday night. The goal moved Ovechkin past Brett Hull for sole possession of fourth place on … Continue reading

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Russian to Milestones: Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov Earn Career Milestones Against Sabres

Photo: Washington Capitals In the Washington Capitals’ 5-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night, their two prominent Russian forwards, Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov, each reached significant career milestones. Ovechkin tied Brett Hull for fourth place in career … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Connor McMichael Scores First Career NHL Goal To Tie Game In Third Period vs. Panthers

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Center Connor McMichael scored the first goal of his NHL career in the third period of the Washington Capitals’ game against the Florida Panthers at FLA Live Arena on Thursday night.

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Capitals’ Martin Fehervary Scores First Career NHL Goal vs. Flames

Defenseman Martin Fehervary scored the first goal of his NHL career during the second period of the Washington Capitals’ game against the Calgary Flames on Saturday afternoon.

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Capitals’ Anthony Mantha Reaches 100 Career Goals Thanks to First Goal of 2021-22 Season

Screencap: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha hit the 100-career goal milestone Tuesday night when he scored his first goal of the 2021-22 season as the team faced the Colorado Avalanche at Capital One Arena.

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Climbs To Fifth Place On NHL’s Total Goals List

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Left-wing Alex Ovechkin scored the 804th goal of his NHL career (regular season and Stanley Cup Playoffs combined) in the Washington Capitals‘ 2-1 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning at Capital One Arena on Saturday, … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Plays In His 800th Career NHL Game

It was back in November of 2009 when the St. Louis Blues called up a young prospect as an “emergency” because one of their regular roster players was injured. The prospect, Lars Eller, made his NHL debut on November 5, … Continue reading

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