Tag Archives: NHL History
Alex Ovechkin Ties Former Capitals Forward Mike Gartner For Most 30-Goal Seasons in NHL History
Photo: Washington Capitals Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th goal of the 2022-23 in the first period of the team’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. In doing so he ties former Capitals forward Mike Gartner … Continue reading
One Great Dane: Lars Eller Passes Nikolaj Ehlers to Become Second-Highest Scoring NHL Player From Denmark
Jamie Squire/Getty Images Lars Eller scored his seventh goal of the 2022-23 season in the final seconds of the Washington Capitals’ December 27 game against the New York Rangers to push his club’s lead to 3-0 and move past Winnipeg … Continue reading
Joining Mr. Hockey: Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal No. 801 Against Winnipeg Jets, Ties Gordie Howe For Second All-Time in NHL History in Goals Scored
Photo: Michael Reaves/Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 801st career goal on Friday night against the Winnipeg Jets, tying NHL great Gordie Howe for second all-time in NHL history in Goals Scored.
Putting In the Hours At the Office: Alex Ovechkin Becomes the NHL’s All-Time Shots on Goal Leader
Chris Tanouye/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images With a six-plus shot performance against the Ottawa Senators on Thursday, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the National Hockey League’s all-time leader in Shots on Goal, surpassing Hall of Famer Ray Bourque.
Forecasting The Climb: An Updated Projection For Alex Ovechkin’s Road to 895 Goals
After Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin entered the elite company of players who scored 800 goals in the NHL in Wednesday’s tilt against the Chicago Blackhawks, it has become clear that it’s a matter of when, not if, The Great … Continue reading
“What A Milestone! So Proud of You Friend”: Peers, Fans, the Hockey World, And Beyond React To Alex Ovechkin’s 800th Career Goal
Michael Reaves/Getty Images NHL history was made on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois as Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin recorded a hat trick to become just the third player in the league’s history to reach … Continue reading
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
In the Company of Mr. Hockey: Alex Ovechkin Ties Gordie Howe For Most Goals Scored With One Franchise in Detroit
Nbc Sports Washington On the night the Detroit Red Wings celebrated the 25th anniversary of their 1997 Stanley Cup victory, and on which he met the son of NHL great Gordie Howe, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin made history in … Continue reading
Alex Ovechkin Scores 48th Goal of the Season, Ties Teemu Selanne For Most Goals By a Player Aged 36 or Older
Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images Already having had a milestone 2021-22 regular season, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 48th goal of the year against the Colorado Avalanche, and once more found himself in the NHL record books.
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