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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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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.

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Alex Ovechkin Records 131st Career Game-Opening Goal, Tied For Second On All-Time List

Photo: Nick Wass/AP Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored the game’s first goal in the Capitals’ 9-2 win against the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. It’s the 131st time in his career that he’s scored the game’s first goal, tying … Continue reading

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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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Going Gray While Lighting the Lamp: A Look at Goal Production at an Advanced Age and Alex Ovechkin’s Chances of Catching Gretzky

USA TODAY At the age of 34, Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin already has over 40 goals for the 2019-20 season (currently on hiatus) and has already scored the 700th career goal of his NHL career.  The question has been … Continue reading

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Capitals Blank Canes 2-0, Ilya Samsonov Records First Career NHL Shutout, Alex Ovechkin Scores Two Goals

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-0 Monday night at Capital One Arena. Alex Ovechkin potted two first period tallies and Ilya Samsonov and the Capitals defense clamped down in the remaining … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Scores 685th Goal Against Hurricanes; Passes Teemu Selanne For The 11th Most Goals In NHL History

He’s done it again. Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 685th goal on Monday night against the Carolina Hurricanes. He has passed forward Teemu Selanne for the 11th most goals in NHL history.

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Teemu Selanne For 11th-most Goals In NHL History With Second Goal In Win Over Ottawa

As if scoring an answering goal to a close, no-goal call in the second period, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin moved into a tie with Hall of Famer Teemu Selanne for 11th all-time on the NHL’s Goals Scored List with his … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Moves Into Third In All-Time Power Play Goals

Greg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images Since he entered the league in 2005-06, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has made the Caps’ power play one of the most lethal in the league. His characteristic one-timer from his “office” has become one of … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Ties Teemu Selanne For Third Place In All-Time Power Play Goals

Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored a power play goal during the third period of Friday night’s 4-3 overtime victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning. The goal tied the game 3-3.

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