Tag: Alex Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin scored twice on Wednesday to reach the 50-goal mark for a record-tying ninth time in his career. (Image: Zak Krill/NHL/Getty)

Alex Ovechkin Ties NHL Record with Ninth 50-Goal Season

Alex Ovechkin scored twice for the Washington Capitals against the Vegas Golden Knights in a 4-3 overtime loss on Wednesday, becoming only the third player in NHL history to score 50 goals in a season nine times. The 36-year-old Ovechkin tied Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy for the most 50-goal […]

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals celebrates scoring goal #700 on his career against the New Jersey Devils in Newark, NJ. (Image: Bruce Bennett/Getty)

Alex Ovechkin Second-Youngest to Score 700 Goals, Chasing Gretzky’s 894

Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals became the eighth player in NHL history to score 700 goals. Ovechkin, 34, became the second-fastest player in history to achieve the rare feat, trailing only Wayne Gretzky. Now that Ovechkin reached the 700 goal milestone, the next question on everyone’s mind is, “Can […]

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin celebrates a game-winning goal in overtime to defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto, Ontario. (Image: AP)

Washington Capitals First Team in NHL to 10 Wins

Two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference squared off on Friday Night. The Washington Capitals (10-2-3) and their highly-productive power play defeated the Buffalo Sabres, 6-1, to become the first team in the NHL to win 10 games. With 23 points, the Caps and their deadly power play […]