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Washington To Honor Ovechkin For Passing Howe On All-Time Goal-Scoring List Prior To Game vs. Columbus

The Washington Capitals announced on Friday morning that the team will hold a pre-game ceremony on March 21 against the Columbus Blue Jackets to honor captain Alex Ovechkin for making history and passing Gordie Howe for second place on the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ovechkin Named NHL’s First Star Of December

Photo: NHL.com The NHL announced on Sunday that Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been named the league’s first star of December. Ovechkin had a historic month that saw the 37-year-old score the 800th goal of his career in a … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores His 500th Career Even-Strength, 796th Goal Overall in Victory Over Seattle Kraken

Rob Carr/Getty Images At the conclusion of the Washington Capitals’ 4-1 victory on Friday over the Seattle Kraken at Capital One Arena, captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 16th goal of the season and 796th of his NHL career.

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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.

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A Man of Many Milestones: Alex Ovechkin To Play in His 1,300th NHL Game, Becoming the 14th Player to Do So With A Single Franchise

Photo: Washington Capitals On Saturday night against the Calgary Flames Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin played in his 1,300th NHL game. He becomes the 14th individual to do so with a single franchise. Overall, he ranks 66th in games played … 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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Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal 791 In 3-0 Win Over Calgary Flames

Screen cap: NBC Sports Alex Ovechkin scored the 791st goal of his career in a 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames and is now just nine goals away from reaching the 800-goal plateau. He is just 11 goals away from … Continue reading

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Milestones In Missouri: Alex Ovechkin Continues Climb Up NHL’’s All-Time Points Ladder

Photo: NHL In Thursday night’s 5-4 shootout loss to the St. Louis Blues, Alex Ovechkin scored a goal and recorded two assists for three points in the game. Those three points gave him 1,428 NHL points, allowing him to move … Continue reading

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John Carlson Records 600th Point in 5-1 Win Over Tampa Bay, Becomes First Capitals’ Defenseman To Reach 600 Points

Screen cap: Capitals Capitals Defenseman John Carlson wasted no time in making his presence known after missing six games with a lower-body injury. In his first game back, a 5-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning at home on Friday … Continue reading

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All Alone: Alex Ovechkin Scores 787th Career Goal, Passes Gordie Howe for Most Goals Scored With a Single Franchise

Screenshot: NBC Sports Washington Alex Ovechkin scored his seventh goal of the 2022-23 season against the Arizona Coyotes at home on Saturday night. The goal was the 787th goal of his career, which passes Gordie Howe for the all-time record … Continue reading

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