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Aging Like A Fine, Goal-Scoring Wine: The Most Productive NHL Players Past Age 35 And What That Could Mean For Alex Ovechkin

Photo: Nick Wass/AP Alex Ovechkin, who just turned 36-years old, has scored a total of 730 goals in his NHL career, which ranks sixth on the All-Time List. Last season, he scored 24 goals in a campaign that was shortened … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal #718 – Passes Phil Esposito For Sixth Place On All Time List

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 718th career goal Tuesday night against the New York Islanders. The goal moves Ovechkin into 6th place on the NHL’s all time career goals list, passing … Continue reading

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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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Alex Ovechkin Ties Mike Gartner in Career NHL Goals With 708

Alex Ovechkin scored his 708th goal of his NHL career goal against the Boston Bruins Saturday night. He is now tied with former Capital Mike Gartner for seventh place on the All Time List for career goals. The goal was a … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Two Goals and Reaches Two New Milestones

Alex Ovechkin scored two more goals in the Capitals 6-3 loss to the Lightning in Tampa Saturday night. Each goal was a new milestone for the “Great 8”.

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More Alex Ovechkin Milestones: Career NHL Goals and Power Play Goals

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The lone highlight in the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues was Alex Ovechkin’s first period power play goal. The goal moved him up the NHL’s all-time career goals list, as well as … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Sets Power Play Goal Record – Most Power Play Goals with a Single Franchise

Photo: @MonSportsNet The Washington Capitals game against the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night produced yet another Alex Ovechkin milestone.   The power play goal that he scored for the team’s fifth goal was his 237th power play goal and broke a … Continue reading

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