543 - Number of Hockey-Reference.com "Adjusted Goals" for Alex Ovechkin through his 29-year-old season, with plenty of the campaign still remaining. Per Hockey-Reference:
In order to account for different schedule lengths, roster sizes, and scoring environments, some statistics have been adjusted. All statistics have been adjusted to an 82-game schedule with a maximum roster size of 18 skaters and league averages of 6 goals per game and 1.67 assists per goal.
In other words, it's a way to compare players over different eras.
So how does Ovechkin stack up, historically, by this metric? Well, here's the top-8 goal-scorers through their 29-year-old season:
Not bad - six Hall-of-Famers and two active shoo-ins for the Hall. But what if we look at these eight players and their Adjusted Goals through 29-year-old seasons?
Oh. Oh my.
(Big h/t to @alasky7)