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2021-22 Milestone Moments: Alex Ovechkin Breaking Records Faster Than “Disco Demolition Night” At Comiskey Park

Photo: Robb Carr/NHL via Getty Images The 2021-22 NHL season finally returned to a normal 82-game schedule after the previous two seasons were shortened due to the Covid pandemic. The full-length campaign saw many Capitals veterans set numerous career milestones, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 50th Goal Of The Season; Ties Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy For Most Seasons With 50 or More Goals

Photo: NHL Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 50th goal of the year against the Las Vegas Knights on Wednesday. This was the ninth season of his career of scoring 50 or more goals, tying a record currently held … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores 49th Goal of the Season, Passes Teemu Selanne For Most Goals By A Player Aged 36 Or Older

Photo by Zak Krill/NHLI via Getty Images In a season full of milestones, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin added to his ever-growing list of career achievements on Wednesday night. Ovechkin scored his 49th goal of the year against the Las … Continue reading

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Several Capitals Players Reach Career Milestones In Impressive Win Over Penguins

Photo by Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images On Saturday the Washington Capitals beat the Pittsburgh Penguins, 6-3 in dramatic, come-from-behind fashion. In addition to a critical victory in the Metropolitan Division playoff race, the game saw a number of Capitals milestones achieved.

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Alex Ovechkin’s Game Winning Goal Ties Gordie Howe for Second Place on All Time List — Ties Jari Kurri in NHL Points

Photo by John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Image Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal in the Capitals’ 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. The goal was the 121st game-winner of his career, tying him with Gordie Howe … Continue reading

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No. 8 at Number 3: Alex Ovechkin Scores 767th Career Goal to Pass Jaromir Jagr for Third Place in NHL History

Photo: Robb Carr/NHL via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 767th career goal against the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. The goal moved him ahead of one-time Capital Jaromir Jagr (766) for sole possession of third … Continue reading

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‘Russian’ to Capitals Career Milestones Against The Canucks: Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin

Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images Many fans watching Friday’s Washington Capitals and Vancouver Canucks game were anticipating Alex Ovechkin scoring his 767th career goal, which would have moved him past Jaromir Jagr for sole possession of third place on … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goals 765 And 766 to Tie Jaromir Jagr for Third Place All Time

Photo: Gerry Thomas/NHL Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 765th and 766th career goal in a come-from-behind 5-4 win against the Calgary Flames on Tuesday night. The two goals tie Jaromir Jagr for third place on the NHL’s all-time … Continue reading

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A ‘Grand’ Time Together: Alex Ovechkin And Nicklas Backstrom Reach 1,000 NHL Games Together

Batman and Robin. Kirk and Spock. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Heck, peanut butter and jelly or Netflix and chill. How ever you care to liken the two, they simply go together. As Alex Ovechkin so famously once said, … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson Skates In 600th Career NHL Game For The Capitals

Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson played in his 600th career NHL game on Friday night against the Blues in St. Louis. He is the third-youngest forward inCapitals’ franchise history to reach the milestone, behind Mike Gartner and Alex Ovechkin.

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