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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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Alex Ovechkin Scores Power Play Goal Against San Jose Sharks — 743rd Career Goal And 272nd On The Power Play

Photo: Kavin Mistry/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored a power play goal 13:58 into the first period against the San Jose Sharks Saturday night, giving the Capitals an early 2-0 lead. It was his thirteenth goal of the season … 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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Milestones in Reach For Washington Capitals Players During The 2021-22 Season

Photo: Washington Capitals The 2021-22 NHL season should be a regular-sized season of 82 games, unlike the 2020-21 season, which was shortened to 56 games because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the season unfolds, several players on the Capitals’ roster … Continue reading

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Milestone Moments: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2020-21

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHL via Getty Images While the 2020-21 NHL season was a shorter season than normal due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was not an uneventful one for members of the Washington Capitals, as many members of the … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Third Trimester Review: 2020-21 Season

Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images In a “typical” season, NoVa Caps has traditionally reviewed the Washington Capitals’ performance after each quarter. With the 2020-21 season being an abbreviated 56-game season instead of the normal 82-game season, we will … Continue reading

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No. 500 for No. 92: Evgeny Kuznetsov Plays In 500th Career Game with Capitals

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov played his 500th career game Saturday night as the Capitals hosted the New York Rangers. The 28-year-old is the 30th player in franchise history to have played 500 games.

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal #717 – Ties Phil Esposito For Sixth Place On All Time List

Alex Ovechkin scored his 717th career goal Monday night against the Sabres in Buffalo.  The tally came in the waning moments of the third period, with the Capitals leading 5-0. The goal ties him with Phil Esposito for sixth place … Continue reading

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Evgeny Kuznetsov Records 400th NHL Career Point With Goal Against Buffalo

Evgeny Kuznetsov recorded his 400th NHL career point on a goal at the end of the first period against the Buffalo Sabres on Monday.

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