In case anyone needed a refresher, Alex Ovechkin reminded the fans at Scotiabank Arena tonight that his one-timer is still lethal. After Ovi put the Caps up 1-0 with a power play tally, which was his 43rd goal of the season, Brett Connolly got himself on the board with his 15th of the season after a nice play from Tom Wilson. 15 goals ties his career-high, which he set two years ago and hit last season as well. Caps up 2-0 after 40.
Third period ahead, ponder this staggering fact while you wait...
That goal earlier was the 650th of Ovechkin's career.— Tom Gulitti (@TomGulittiNHL) February 22, 2019
He scored his 600th on March 12 of last season against Winnipeg.
That was the Capitals'/Ovechkin's 69th game of the season. This was Ovechkin's 60th game this season.
So he has 50 goals in his past 73 games.