Tag Archives: Washington Capitals Milestone
Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored an empty net goal in the waning moments of the Capitals 5-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night. This was his 17th goal of the season and … Continue reading
Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images In the Capitals’ 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday night, Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin played in career game 1,302, which allowed him to pass former Capitals’ defenseman Sergei Gonchar (1301) for most games … Continue reading
Peter Bondra Tops 400 Goals, First in Capitals Franchise History: Retro ReCaps: New York Rangers vs Washington Capitals – December 4, 2001
Photo: Washington Capitals Washington Capitals fans have been treated in recent years to major career milestones by Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, among others. Fans are now attending Capitals’ games, almost expecting to see one or more career milestones achieved.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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