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2021-22 Milestone Moments: Alex Ovechkin Breaking Records Faster Than “Disco Demolition Night” At Comiskey Park

Photo: Robb Carr/NHL via Getty Images The 2021-22 NHL season finally returned to a normal 82-game schedule after the previous two seasons were shortened due to the Covid pandemic. The full-length campaign saw many Capitals veterans set numerous career milestones, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s Game Winning Goal Ties Gordie Howe for Second Place on All Time List — Ties Jari Kurri in NHL Points

Photo by John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Image Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning goal in the Capitals’ 4-3 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Saturday night. The goal was the 121st game-winner of his career, tying him with Gordie Howe … 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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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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Alex Ovechkin Passes Dave Andreychuk For Most Career Power Play Goals

Alex Ovechkin scored a power play goal against the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night at Little Caesar’s Arena. The goal was the 275th power play goal of Ovechkin’s NHL career, allowing him to pass Dave Andreychuk for sole possession … Continue reading

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Bondra Nets Two Goals For Franchise Record: Retro Recap – Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals – November 30, 2001

Photo: Washington Capitals In recent years, Washington Capitals fans have been treated to numerous career milestones by Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and others. It’s gotten to the point where fans often go to Capitals’ games expecting to see one or … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals First Quarter Review: 2021-22 Season

Photo: Scott Taetsch/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 20 games in the 2021-2022 season, it’s time for our annual quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece we will look at the first quarter of the Capitals’ season.

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Power Play Goal Against San Jose Sharks — 743rd Career Goal And 272nd On The Power Play

Photo: Kavin Mistry/NHLI via Getty Images Alex Ovechkin scored a power play goal 13:58 into the first period against the San Jose Sharks Saturday night, giving the Capitals an early 2-0 lead. It was his thirteenth goal of the season … Continue reading

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Russian to Milestones: Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov Earn Career Milestones Against Sabres

Photo: Washington Capitals In the Washington Capitals’ 5-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night, their two prominent Russian forwards, Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov, each reached significant career milestones. Ovechkin tied Brett Hull for fourth place in career … Continue reading

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Milestones in Reach For Washington Capitals Players During The 2021-22 Season

Photo: Washington Capitals The 2021-22 NHL season should be a regular-sized season of 82 games, unlike the 2020-21 season, which was shortened to 56 games because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As the season unfolds, several players on the Capitals’ roster … Continue reading

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