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Alex Ovechkin Is A Human Inferno: Capitals Captain Starts Off 2023 With Outburst of Goals

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has had himself a season already, becoming the NHL’s second all-time leading Goal scorer along with a number of other milestones surpassed. On Tuesday night versus the Buffalo Sabres, the … Continue reading

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Forecasting The Climb: An Updated Projection For Alex Ovechkin’s Road to 895 Goals

After Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin entered the elite company of players who scored 800 goals in the NHL in Wednesday’s tilt against the Chicago Blackhawks, it has become clear that it’s a matter of when, not if,  The Great … Continue reading

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“What A Milestone! So Proud of You Friend”: Peers, Fans, the Hockey World, And Beyond React To Alex Ovechkin’s 800th Career Goal

Michael Reaves/Getty Images NHL history was made on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at United Center in Chicago, Illinois as Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin recorded a hat trick to become just the third player in the league’s history to reach … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Scores Career Goal #797

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

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99 From 99: Alex Ovechkin Scores Goals 794 And 795, 99 Goals Away From Wayne Gretzky

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

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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

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Adam Oates: “I Think Ovechkin May Very Well Pass Gretzky”

Photo: © REUTERS / Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports/Contributor / Sporting News / Gettyimages.ru Following his tenure as an NHL coach, former Washington Capitals forward and bench boss Adam Oates shifted his career to individual coaching, including NHL players. Clients include Steven … Continue reading

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Road Goal Warrior — Alex Ovechkin Passes Wayne Gretzky For Most Goals On The Road

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.

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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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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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