Capitals have fun Alex Ovechkin's
800th career goal
It will be hard to write a better script to hit one of these lofty expert milestones.
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin scored his 18th
19th and 20th goals of the season, his 798th, 799th and
800th goals of his NHL career
on Tuesday night against the Blackhawks in Chicago. He becomes the third
player on NHL records to reach the 800-goal mark
joining Hall of Famers Gordie Howe (801) and
Wayne Gretzky (894).
Ovechkin's 1/3 goal of the night and the 800th goal
of his NHL career came on 1/3 of Tuesday
He was harassed by his teammates and received the
cheers of "Ovi, Ovi" from parents at United's centre.
Ovechkin did a few interviews after the game, including as his teammates
headed to the locker room
Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson also left the
click field in time for Ovechkin to enter the room.
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