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Alex Ovechkin wasted no time with a goal 35 seconds into his first game after scoring his 999th point. Ovechkin is the 37th player to score 1000 points for a single franchise.
The goal scored also happened to be Ovechkin's 545th goal, passing Maurice "The Rocket" Richard for 29th in NHL history.
Ovie's 500th goal: https://youtu.be/Mw0a-vnBpek
Ovie's 600th goal: https://youtu.be/sSDr6sUyWmA
Featuring 3 different calls:
1. Mike "Doc" Emrick - NBCSN
2. Félix Séguin - TVA Sports
3. John Walton - Federal News Radio, WFED (Capitals Radio)
Goals box score info:
Alex Ovechkin from Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie at 0:35 of the 1st period
Congratulations to Alex Ovechkin for scoring his 1000th career NHL point!