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Alex Ovechkin Scores Goal #700

With his goal against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, Alex Ovechkin reached a rare and historic milestone.

Nashville Predators v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images

In the history of the NHL, only eight players have scored more than 700 goals in their career.

Today that elite club welcomes a new member: Alex Ovechkin.

We’ll have much more to say on this incredible achievement in the coming days, but for now, let’s appreciate the moment and reflect on a career that has taken us from here:

...to today:

We continue to be insanely privileged to watch this special talent night after night, and celebrating milestones like this simply never gets old.

Congratulations to Alex Ovechkin on reaching this very special moment... and here’s to many more from #8 in the future.