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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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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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Former Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz Earns 900th Career Win

Photo: Bill Greenblatt/UPI The New York Islanders’ victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night marked head coach Barry Trotz’ 900th career win. Trotz, who coached the Washington Capitals to a Stanley Cup victory in 2018, became just the 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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n1cKy Points – Nicklas Backstrom Records 1,000th Career Point Against the Edmonton Oilers

Photo: Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images Just one game after playing in his 1,000th game with teammate Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom became just the second player in franchise history to reach 1,000 career points.

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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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Capitals’ Peter Laviolette Wins 700th NHL Game, Ties Mike Babcock for Ninth Place All Time for Coaching Victories

Photo: Getty Images The Capitals’ victory over the Nashville Predators Tuesday night marked a coaching milestone win for Head Coach Peter Laviolette. It was the 700th win of his NHL coaching career and tied him with Mike Babcock for ninth … Continue reading

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Bruce, There It Is! Former Capitals’ Head Coach Bruce Boudreau Coaches in 1,000th Career NHL Game

Photo: NHL Sunday night former Washington Capitals Head Coach Bruce Boudreau coached his 1000th career NHL game as the Vancouver Canucks faced the St Louis Blues. He became the 29th NHL coach to reach the milestone, achieving it with his fourth … Continue reading

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