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Videos- Alex Ovechkin With Goal #544

from Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post,

The game was well in hand by the time Alex Ovechkin made his mark, but his goal couldn’t have come at a more poetic time. His power-play strike lifted the Washington Capitals to a 4-1 lead, the score by which they beat the Montreal Canadiens, but it also moved him into a tie with Maurice “Rocket” Richard for 29th on the all-time goal-scoring list with 544 career goals.

Richard’s jersey No. 9 hangs from the rafters in Bell Centre, and Ovechkin has won the goal-scoring title named after the Montreal legend six times.

“Makes for a good story, eh?” Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby said.

“Ovi’s big on those big moments,” Capitals Coach Barry Trotz said.




Below, watch Ovechkin talk about tying Richard...

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