Ovechkin will look to reach the 1,000 point mark on Wednesday when the Caps host the Penguins. The Capitals are on a six-game winning streak while Pittsburgh has won five straight. The teams are tied in the Metropolitan Division standings, with Pittsburgh holding a game in hand.
Alex Ovechkin posted 1-2—3 to move within one point of 1,000 in his career & tie Maurice Richard for 29th on the all-time goals list (544). pic.twitter.com/DkPx2IBzOE— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) January 10, 2017
Monday, January 9, 2017
Ovechkin Ties Richard with Goal No.544
Alexander Ovechkin reached one milestone and is on the verge of another after scoring a power play goal during the Capitals 4-1 win over Montreal at the Bell Centre on Monday night. The Russian sniper tied Montreal legend Maurice the Rocket Richard with 544 goals, and inched within one point of the 1,000-point mark.
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