Capitals' Ovechkin Score 1400 Points

Alex Ovechkin Scored A Historic Goal Against The Tampa Bay Lightning On Wednesday That Gave Him A Very Impressive Points Milestone.

Ovechkin Became The 21st Player In NHL History To Score 1400 Points.

The Capitals Captain Did So With His Family Back At A Game For The First Time Since January.

Crashing The Net On A First-Period Rush, Ovechkin Found His Blocked Pass To Evgeny Kuznetsov In The Skates Of Two Tampa Bay Lightning Defenders.

He Found The Puck And Slammed A Shot Past Lightning Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy.

Ovechkin Backed Into The Glass Where His Wife Nastya Ovechkina Was Sitting To Celebrate.

Ovechkin Now Has 773 Goals And 627 Assists For 1400 Career Points. Sidney Crosby Has 1397 Points And Could Surpass Ovechkin On Thursday Against The Rangers Or Saturday Against The Capitals.

In The All-Time Goals Race, Ovechkin Now Trails Second-Place Gordie Howe By 28 Goals And Record Holder Wayne Gretzky By 121.

The Goal Was Ovechkin’s 43rd Of The 2021-22 Season, Which Ranks Fourth In The NHL Behind Auston Matthews (54), Leon Draisaitl (50), And Chris Kreider (47).

Ovechkin Remains On Pace To Hit The 50-Goal Mark For The Ninth Season Of His Career. He Now Has Scored The Third-Most Goals In A Season By A Player Age 36 Or Older.

After The Play, Evgeny Kuznetsov Was Handed The Milestone Biscuit By Officials.