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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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More Milestones In Motown: A Look At Alex Ovechkin’s Latest Edits To NHL Record Book

Photo: Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1, Thursday night in the Motor City. And while the Capitals results have been somewhat underwhelming to start the 2022-23 season, Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s Game Winning Goal Passes Gordie Howe for Second Place on All Time List

Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal in the Capitals’ 6-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night.  The goal was the 122nd game-winner of his career, allowing him to pass Gordie Howe for second place on the all-time … Continue reading

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More Career Milestones For Alex Ovechkin In Victory Over Canucks

Photo: Jordan Bondurant/NoVa Caps Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the Washington Capitals’ 6-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night, giving him 159 career multi-goal games. The tallies allowed him to pass Brett Hull for sole possession of second … Continue reading

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Milestone Hat Trick for Adam Oates: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs New York Islanders – October 8, 1997

Photo: John McDonnell The Washington Post Unlike recent NHL seasons, which have started relatively late due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the 1997-98 NHL season was one that started relatively early on the calendar, as the Capitals played their first game … Continue reading

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