Monday night marked another huge milestone for The Great Eight.
During the Capitals game against the Hurricanes, Alex Ovechkin scored his 685th career goal and 27th goal of the season with an assist from Tom Wilson.
11. Alex Ovechkin (686)
1̶2̶.̶ ̶T̶e̶e̶m̶u̶ ̶S̶e̶l̶a̶n̶n̶e̶ ̶(̶6̶8̶4̶)̶
1̶3̶.̶ ̶L̶u̶c̶ ̶R̶o̶b̶i̶t̶a̶i̶l̶l̶e̶ ̶(̶6̶6̶8̶)̶
1̶4̶.̶ ̶B̶r̶e̶n̶d̶a̶n̶ ̶S̶h̶a̶n̶a̶h̶a̶n̶ ̶(̶6̶5̶6̶)̶
Next up: Mario Lemieux (690) pic.twitter.com/rsaU81suaR
— NBC Sports Capitals (@NBCSCapitals) January 14, 2020
Monday's goal moved Ovi past Teemu Selanne, placing Ovi in 11th place on the all-time scoring list.
Ovechkin now in sole possession of 11th place on the all-time list passing Teemu Selanne
— JJ Regan (@JJReganNBCS) January 14, 2020
Moments later Ovi went on to score yet again, extending the Caps lead to 2-0 over the Hurricanes.
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Alex Ovechkin passes Teemu Selanne for the 11th most goals in NHL history originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington