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Looking Back At Memorable Games By Peter Bondra On His 55th Birthday

Photo: Washington Capitals Before Alex Ovechkin, the Washington Capitals’ career leader in goals was Peter Bondra, who played for the Capitals from 1990-91 through 2003-04. With Peter Bondra turning 55 on February 7, we thought it would be a good … Continue reading

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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.

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal 791 In 3-0 Win Over Calgary Flames

Screen cap: NBC Sports Alex Ovechkin scored the 791st goal of his career in a 3-0 win over the Calgary Flames and is now just nine goals away from reaching the 800-goal plateau. He is just 11 goals away from … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Dazzles On The Big Stage Against Oilers

Photo: John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images On a night when the Edmonton Oilers and their superstar players, Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, were in town for their lone visit of the season, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin turned in his best … Continue reading

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More Milestones In Motown: A Look At Alex Ovechkin’s Latest Edits To NHL Record Book

Photo: Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1, Thursday night in the Motor City. And while the Capitals results have been somewhat underwhelming to start the 2022-23 season, Capitals’ captain Alex Ovechkin … Continue reading

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More Career Milestones For Alex Ovechkin In Victory Over Canucks

Photo: Jordan Bondurant/NoVa Caps Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the Washington Capitals’ 6-4 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night, giving him 159 career multi-goal games. The tallies allowed him to pass Brett Hull for sole possession of second … Continue reading

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A Review Of Past Goal-Scoring “Graybeards”, And What It Could Mean For Alex Ovechkin And His March To Pass Wayne Gretzky

Alex Ovechkin, 36, has scored 780 goals during his NHL career, with 50 of those goals goals coming just last season. We recently examined Ovechkin’s scoring rates and goals per game rates in order to project a probable point in which he … Continue reading

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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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